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James Bullard is the president and chief executive officer of the [[Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.stlouisfed.org/newsroom/press_kit/bios/bullard.cfm|name=James Bullard|org=Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis|date=March 16, 2010}}</ref> He joined the bank in 1990, and has held the CEO position since 2008.  In that role, he is a participant on the Federal Reserve’s [[Federal Open Market Committee]] (FOMC), which meets regularly to set the direction of U.S. monetary policy. He also oversees the Federal Reserve’s Eighth District, including activities at the St. Louis headquarters and its branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.stlouisfed.org/about-us/leadership-governance/bank-officers/executive-bios/james-bullard|name=James Bullard bio|org=Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis|date=August 27, 2018}}</ref>
 
James Bullard is the president and chief executive officer of the [[Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.stlouisfed.org/newsroom/press_kit/bios/bullard.cfm|name=James Bullard|org=Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis|date=March 16, 2010}}</ref> He joined the bank in 1990, and has held the CEO position since 2008.  In that role, he is a participant on the Federal Reserve’s [[Federal Open Market Committee]] (FOMC), which meets regularly to set the direction of U.S. monetary policy. He also oversees the Federal Reserve’s Eighth District, including activities at the St. Louis headquarters and its branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.stlouisfed.org/about-us/leadership-governance/bank-officers/executive-bios/james-bullard|name=James Bullard bio|org=Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis|date=August 27, 2018}}</ref>
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He has argued that the timing of monetary policy decisions, including interest rate policy or the pace of asset purchases, should be driven by incoming data on the state of the economy as opposed to by the calendar.
  
 
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== Background ==
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Bullard is an adjunct faculty member and Ph.D. adviser at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also a co-editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and a peer reviewer for more than two dozen periodicals and institutions.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://topics.wsj.com/person/B/james-bullard/5955|name=James Bullard|org=Wall Street Journal|date=April 17, 2013}}</ref>
 
Bullard is an adjunct faculty member and Ph.D. adviser at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also a co-editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and a peer reviewer for more than two dozen periodicals and institutions.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://topics.wsj.com/person/B/james-bullard/5955|name=James Bullard|org=Wall Street Journal|date=April 17, 2013}}</ref>
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Early in his tenure, Bullard warned about the possibility of a Japanese-style deflation in the U.S. His paper on this topic, published in 2010, helped move the FOMC’s thinking toward a second round of quantitative easing.
  
 
== Education ==
 
== Education ==

Revision as of 16:21, 24 March 2020

James Bullard
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Occupation President and Chief Executive Officer
Employer Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

James Bullard is the president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.[1] He joined the bank in 1990, and has held the CEO position since 2008. In that role, he is a participant on the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which meets regularly to set the direction of U.S. monetary policy. He also oversees the Federal Reserve’s Eighth District, including activities at the St. Louis headquarters and its branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn.[2]

He has argued that the timing of monetary policy decisions, including interest rate policy or the pace of asset purchases, should be driven by incoming data on the state of the economy as opposed to by the calendar.

Background

After earning his Ph.D. in 1990, Bullard joined the St. Louis Fed as an economist in the research division. By 2007 he had risen to become vice president and deputy director of research for monetary analysis. In April 2008 he was named CEO.

Bullard is an adjunct faculty member and Ph.D. adviser at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also a co-editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and a peer reviewer for more than two dozen periodicals and institutions.[3]

Early in his tenure, Bullard warned about the possibility of a Japanese-style deflation in the U.S. His paper on this topic, published in 2010, helped move the FOMC’s thinking toward a second round of quantitative easing.

Education

Bullard earned a Bachelor of Science degree in quantitative methods and information systems and economics from St. Cloud State University in 1984, and a doctorate in economics from Indiana University in 1990.

References

  1. James Bullard. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  2. James Bullard bio. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  3. James Bullard. Wall Street Journal.