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March 3, 2023

President Tom Barkin discusses how he sees the economy, and the implications for inflation and for policy.

Jan. 12, 2023

President Tom Barkin reflects on monetary policy and the economy in 2022 and shares his thoughts on what’s ahead.

Jan. 6, 2023

The past few years have seen unprecedented real economy shocks, which are particularly hard to deal with for any central bank, and so drove a lot of the inflation in the wake of the pandemic's arrival.

Jan. 4, 2023

President Tom Barkin shares how engagements with the Fifth District community inform our understanding of the economy.

Dec. 2, 2022

President Tom Barkin explores whether labor will continue to be in short supply, and what that could mean for the U.S. economy.

Oct. 3, 2022

President Barkin reflects on the relationship between technological innovation, the economy and monetary policy.

Sept. 30, 2022

President Tom Barkin considers the forces behind today’s high inflation and offers his outlook for the economy.

Aug. 24, 2022

President Tom Barkin explores some of the crucial segments lagging behind in the jobs recovery.

Aug. 3, 2022

President Tom Barkin outlines how he expects inflation to come down.

June 21, 2022

As the Fed works to contain inflation, many ask whether we are headed into a recession. President Barkin shares his perspective.

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