James Bullard ’84, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, will deliver economic outlook remarks at St. Cloud State’s 57th Winter Institute.
Bullard’s presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy is 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at 912 Regency Plaza, St. Cloud.
The two-day Winter Institute finishes with a day-long slate of speakers and activities discussing immigration issues Feb. 8 at St. Cloud State. Bullard’s presentation is a ticketed event.
The St. Louis bank is one of 12 regional Federal Reserve banks that implement U.S. monetary policy, as established by Congress and set forth by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).
Bullard is a FOMC participant. He also oversees the Federal Reserve’s Eighth District, including activities at the St. Louis headquarters and its branches in Little Rock, Arkansas, Louisville, Kentucky, and Memphis, Tennessee.
In 1984, Bullard earned St. Cloud State bachelor’s degrees in economics and quantitative methods and information systems. A native of Forest Lake, Minnesota, he holds a doctorate in economics from Indiana University.
Winter Institute is a leading conference on economics, business conditions and economics education. This year’s theme is “Immigration Explored.”
Among the other conference speakers are Harvard University economist and Cuban immigrant, George Borjas; author and former child refugee, Kao Kalia Yang; and author and George Mason University economics professor, Bryan Caplan.
St. Cloud State is a regional comprehensive university of more than 14,000 located about an hour northwest of Minneapolis, on the west bank of the Mississippi River.