Janet L. Yellen's Speeches

Speeches by former President Janet L. Yellen, now serving as Chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors

2010

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2009

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Closing Panel Presentation

Panel discussion for the Federal Reserve Board/Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking (JMCB) conference on "Financial Markets and Monetary Policy"
Washington D.C.

June 5, 2009

A Minsky Meltdown: Lessons for Central Bankers

Presentation to the 18th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies—“Meeting the Challenges of the Financial Crisis”
Organized by the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College New York City

April 16, 2009

2008

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Prospects for the Economy in 2008

Speech to the Chartered Financial Analysts of Hawaii                           
Honolulu, Hawaii

February 7, 2008

2007

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The U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy

Speech to the Seattle Community Development Roundtable and the Seattle Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees
Seattle, Washington

December 3, 2007

Policymaker Roundtable

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Conference: "John Taylor’s Contributions to Monetary Theory and Policy"

October 12, 2007

Implications of Behavioral Economics for Monetary Policy

Panel on: “Behavioral Economics and Economic Policy in the Past and Future”
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Conference: “Implications of Behavioral Economics for Economic Policy”
Boston, Massachusetts
This paper forms the basis for President Janet L. Yellen's remarks for the panel on "Behavioral Economics and Economic Policy in the Past and Future."

September 28, 2007

The U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy

Speech to a Community Leaders Luncheon
Anchorage, Alaska
President Janet L. Yellen presented similar remarks to the First Annual Conference of the Risk Management Institute (via video conference) on July 5, 2007.

July 12, 2007

The U.S. Economy in 2007

Speech at Sacramento State University’s College of Business Administration Executive Speaker Series,
Co-hosted with the Chartered Financial Analysts Society of Sacramento
Sacramento, California
President Janet L. Yellen presented similar remarks to the Silicon Valley Leadership Group on February 21, 2007.

February 23, 2007

The U.S. Economy in 2007: Prospects and Puzzles

Speech to the Joint Rotary Clubs of Reno and the East Bay (SF Bay Area)
Reno, Nevada
President Janet L. Yellen presented similar remarks to the Arizona Council on Economic Education on January 17, 2007.

January 22, 2007

2006

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Prospects for the U.S. Economy

Speech to the Hong Kong Association of Northern California
San Francisco, California
President Janet L. Yellen presented similar remarks to the California Independent Bankers 16th Annual Convention in Laguna Beach, California on October 9, 2006.

October 16, 2006

Prospects for the U.S. Economy

Speech to the Emeryville Chamber of Commerce
Emeryville, California
President Janet L. Yellen presented similar remarks at a Community Leaders Luncheon in Boise, Idaho, on September 7, 2006.

September 12, 2006

Welcoming Remarks

Welcoming remarks to the 2006 National Community Reinvestment Conference
Green Valley Ranch, Las Vegas, NV

March 20, 2006

The U.S Economy in 2006

Speech before an Australian Business Economists luncheon
Sydney, Australia via satellite link from San Francisco

March 15, 2006

Enhancing Fed Credibility

Luncheon Keynote Speech to the Annual Washington Policy Conference Sponsored by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE)
Washington D.C.

March 13, 2006

2005

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Housing Bubbles and Monetary Policy

Presentation to the Fourth Annual Haas Gala
San Francisco, CA
Note: These remarks are based closely on a portion of those President Yellen presented on September 27, 2005, in London to the Conference on U.S. Monetary Policy convened by the European Economics and Financial Centre.

October 21, 2005

The U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy

Presentation to the members of Parliament at the Conference on US Monetary Policy convened by the European Economics and Financial Centre
London, England

September 27, 2005

Policymaking on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC): Transparency and Continuity

Presentation to the Bank of Japan’s 12th International Conference of the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies
Tokyo, Japan
by Janet L. Yellen, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
For delivery May 31, 2005, 2 P.M. Tokyo, Japan, 10 P.M. (May 30) Pacific Daylight Time, 1 A.M. (May 31) Eastern

May 31, 2005

The U.S. Economic Outlook

Presentation to the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

February 11, 2005

The U.S. Economic Outlook

Presentation to the Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

January 20, 2005

2004

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Stabilization Policy: A Reconsideration

This paper forms the basis for Janet Yellen's Presidential address to the Western Economic Association International Delivered July 1, 2004, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

July 1, 2004