Speeches and Remarks

2020

Sep 18, 2020

Using Finance to Create Racial Equity: A Call for Change

In a keynote speech for the Conference on Racial Justice and Finance, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic discusses the critical need to confront the ways our systems perpetuate racial inequalities in the economy and broader society. The virtual conference was organized by the Atlanta Fed and Princeton University's Bendheim Center for Finance.

Aug 13, 2020

Bostic Talks with the National League of Cities

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke during the virtual summit of the National League of Cities' (NLC) Constituency Group, "Equitable Solutions for the Future of Cities," in an armchair chat with the NLC president and CEO Clarence Anthony. Watch the video.

Jul 16, 2020

Bostic Talks about Expanding Racial Equity in the Job Market

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke during a webinar sponsored by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Groundwork Collaborative on "Racial Equity and the Federal Reserve: Centering Black Workers for a Stronger Labor Market." Following his remarks, he took questions from Washington Post reporter Heather Long. Watch the video (registration required) or read the transcript.

Jul 09, 2020

Bostic Speaks to the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke on the Urban Institute's webinar series, The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy. Watch the video.

Jun 30, 2020

Bostic Participates in Panel on the National Association for Business Economics' Webinar

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic was a panelist on the National Association of Business Economists' Race, Mobility, and Fairness in the U.S. Economy webinar. Bostic was joined by Neel Kashkari, president and CEO of the Minneapolis Fed; Darrick Hamilton, executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and a professor in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs of the Ohio State University; and Marie Mora, professor and provost/executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Nela Richardson, principal and investment strategist at Edward Jones, moderated the panel.

Jun 25, 2020

Bostic Speaks to the Florida Chamber

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke during the Florida Chamber"s "Florida's Economic Relaunch: What's Next" webinar about the Federal Reserve's actions and continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the current state of the economy. He also took live questions. Listen to the audio or read the transcript.

Jun 25, 2020

Investors First Podcast

On a CFA Society of Orlando podcast, President Bostic discusses what it was like to be in the room when the Fed took unprecedented steps to support the U.S. economy when the COVID-19 crisis hit, what part of the economy he is most worried about right now, and why we all benefit from improving economic mobility. The CFA Society of Orlando is a chapter of the CFA Institute, which is a global nonprofit member organization of financial analysts, portfolio managers, and other investment professionals.

May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey Webinar

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic participated in a webinar discussing the results of this nationwide survey of nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, government agencies, and other community organizations. The survey was conducted in April 2020 with nearly 3,900 respondents serving rural, suburban, and urban communities. Bostic was joined by Atlanta Fed vice president of community and economic development, Karen Leone de Nie, and her counterpart at the St. Louis Fed, Daniel Davis.

May 21, 2020

Bostic Appears on CNBC

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic was interviewed on CNBC's Closing Bell about the Federal Reserve's response to COVID-19, monetary policy, and the economic outlook.

May 06, 2020

Bostic Speaks at the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke on the Lusk Perspectives webinar series about the Federal Reserve's actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He was interviewed by Richard Green, professor and center director, and took live audience questions.

May 05, 2020

Bostic Speaks at the Enterprise Community Partners Live Webinar

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke during the Enterprise Community Partners webinar about how affordable housing and nonprofit service providers can help low-wage earners during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. He was interviewed by Renee Glover, founder and managing member of the Catalyst Group, and Shekar Narasimhan, managing partner at Beekman Advisors.

May 03, 2020

Bostic Appears on Face the Nation

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke with Margaret Brennan about the Federal Reserve's response to COVID-19.

Apr 18, 2020

Bostic Writes Op-Ed on Pandemic Response

On April 18, Atlanta Fed president and CEO Raphael Bostic published an op-ed in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in which he shared his thoughts on the Federal Reserve's efforts to support the economy during the COVID-19 crisis and its role in the post-pandemic recovery.

Apr 14, 2020

Bostic on Yahoo Finance

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke with reporter Brian Cheung.

Apr 13, 2020

Bostic Talks on the Sunshine Economy

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke with WLRN Miami host Tom Hudson.

Apr 07, 2020

CBS46 TV Interview

President Raphael Bostic spoke with anchorman Mike Dunston of local Atlanta channel CBS46 on April 7 about the Federal Reserve's recent actions in response to the pandemic and resulting financial crisis. Watch the video.

Apr 03, 2020

CNN International Interview

President Raphael Bostic spoke with Richard Quest, CNN Business' Editor-at-Large, on April 3. Bostic spoke about the most recent jobs report, and how the Federal Reserve is using monetary policy tools in this time of financial crisis. Watch the video.

Mar 27, 2020

Bloomberg TV Interview

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke with Bloomberg’s Michael Mckee. Watch the video.

Feb 21, 2020

Bostic Featured on CNBC

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic discussed economic conditions and monetary policy in an interview on CNBC's Squawk Box.

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