Janet L. Yellen’s Speeches

Speeches by former President Janet L. Yellen.

  • Credit, Housing, Commodities, and the Economy1

    Presentation charts (pdf, 324 kb) Good morning. I’m delighted to be part of the CFA’s annual conference this year. I’d like to thank the organizers for inviting me and for giving me an opportunity to talk about the U.S. economy and the conduct of monetary policy to such a large and knowledgeable group of professionals. […]

  • The Economy: Where Are We and What Will Happen Next? 1

    Good morning. I’d like to thank the Bay Area Council for inviting me to speak at this year’s annual outlook conference. This important event is just one of the many significant contributions the Council makes to help shape the future of the Bay Area economy, and I’m privileged to be part of the distinguished lineup […]

  • The Financial Markets, Housing, and the Economy1

    Good afternoon, everyone. It’s always a pleasure to participate in events at SIEPR, and I’d like to thank my long-time friend, John Shoven, for inviting me to join you today. These are challenging times for economic policymakers. The financial turmoil that has been unfolding since last summer raises fundamental questions about the structure of our […]

  • 2008 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

    Good morning. On behalf of the San Francisco Fed and our co-hosts, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Office of Thrift Supervision, I’m delighted to welcome you to San Francisco and to the 2008 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference.    This year’s event marks the 13th […]

  • Panel discussion of William R. White “Globalisation and the Determinants of Domestic Inflation”*

    I would like to thank Governor Noyer and the Banque de France for organizing this stimulating conference on globalization, inflation and monetary policy. With strong global growth boosting oil, food and materials prices, the linkages between globalization and domestic inflation—one focus of Bill White’s interesting paper–are very much on the minds of monetary policymakers these days. […]

  • Prospects for the U.S. Economy in 2008

    Prospects for the U.S. Economy in 2008 Good morning, and thank you very much for inviting me to speak to you today. I was very pleased that things worked out for us to get together here at the San Francisco Fed, and I want you to know that we’re delighted to have you. I’d also […]

  • Prospects for the Economy in 2008

    Good evening, and thanks for inviting me to be part of CFA Hawaii’s Annual Economic Forecast Dinner tonight. As President of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, it’s my responsibility to be in touch with what’s happening to the economy throughout our District, which includes Hawaii and eight other Western states. I do this […]

  • The U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy1

    Good afternoon, and thanks very much to everyone at the Seattle Community Development Roundtable and the Board of Trustees of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce for inviting me to join you. Seattle is home to one of the four branches of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and I was glad to be able […]

  • Policymaker Roundtable

    I would like to add my voice to the chorus in thanking President Fisher and the Dallas Fed for hosting this conference honoring John Taylor.1 It is a particular pleasure to have been invited to join this distinguished panel and to have this opportunity to discuss some of John Taylor’s many important contributions to economics and […]

  • Recent Financial Developments and the U.S. Economic Outlook1

    Good afternoon. I’m honored by the invitation to speak to you today, and I’m especially pleased to have the chance to visit Los Angeles, where, as you may know, our Reserve Bank has a major branch. This is such an important metropolitan area, both for the District and for the nation, that I particularly welcome […]