Recent media and podcast appearances

Macro Musings with David Beckworth, podcast interview posted February 12, 2024. We discussed some governance issues that may have affected the way in which the Fed responded to the inflation surge of 2021.

Kathleen Hays Presents: Central Bank Central, February 6, 2024. Video podcast with Kathleen Hays discussing the Fed policy outlook. 33 minutes.

CNBC Squawk on the Street, January 29, 2024. Interview with Carl Quintanilla and Leslie Picker previewing FOMC meeting.

The College of Central Bankers Conversation Series - The Global Interdependence Center, November 27, 2023, video 36:54. Conversation with Kathleen Stephansen of the Global Interdependence Center. We discussed the "neutral interest rate," a mysterious and often misunderstood latent variable that is quite important to the conduct of monetary policy.

CNBC Squawk on the Street, November 1, 2023. Interview with Sara Eisen previewing FOMC meeting.

CNBC Squawk Box, September 19, 2023. Interviewing with Becky Quick previewing of FOMC meeting. 

BNN Bloomberg (Canada), June 14, 2023. Interview with Jacqueline Hansen after FOMC meeting.

CNBC Squawk on the Street, June 14, 2023. Interview with Sara Eisen, previewing FOMC meeting. 

CNBC Squawk Box, June 7, 2023, Monetary policy outlook

CNBC Squawk Box, March 21, 2023, Preview of FOMC meeting. 

BNN Bloomberg, February 1, 2023, Reaction to FOMC meeting. 

CNBC Squawk Box, December 15, 2022, Reaction to FOMC meeting. 

Bloomberg Markets Asia, December 14, 2022, Reaction to FOMC meeting; interview with Kathleen Hays.

Macro Musings with David Beckworth, podcast interview posted August 15, 2022. We discussed "the traditions of the Richmond Fed, the history of the Federal Reserve’s implicit inflation target prior to 2012, the two percent inflation target the Fed formalized in 2012, the more recent transition to an average inflation target, what the Fed should consider during its next comprehensive framework review, and much more."

Bloomberg Surveillance, July 22, 2022. FOMC preview.

Bloomberg: Daybreak Australia. June 15, 2022. Reaction to June 2022 FOMC meeting. 

Shadow Open Market Committee, "The Fed's Inflation Challenge" Winter 2022 Eventcast. April 29, 2022. Link to YouTube recording. Link to Shadow Open Market Committee web page. Panel discussion with Former Federal Reserve Bank Presidents Charles Plosser (Philadelphia) and William Dudley (New York), moderated by Athanasios Orphanides. 

Global Interdependence Center Virtual Event, Fed Independence and the Divided U.S. Congress, March 24, 2022, Panel discussion with Former Federal Reserve Bank Presidents Charles Plosser (Philadelphia) and Dennis Lockhart (Atlanta), hosted by Peter Gold of TheGoldGroup. I am grateful to the Global Interdependence Center for putting on this timely event. 

Bloomberg Markets , March 22, 2022, More reaction to March FOMC meeting. I believe the Fed seems to have missed out on the chance to bring down inflation without raising unemployment appreciably. 

BNN Bloomberg (Canada) , March 16, 2022, reaction to March FOMC meeting.

Bloomberg Markets , February 9, 2022, Consumer Price Index Report

Bloomberg Surveillance , January 26, 2022, previewing the January FOMC meeting.

Bloomberg Surveillance, November 15, 2021, discussing the Fed's inflation problem.

Bloomberg Surveillance, August 30, 2021.

Business Conversations: The Economy and COVID-19 with Ed Grier and Jeff Lacker, VCU School of Business, April 7, 2020.

Cato Institute Daily Podcast - The Federal Reserve's Ongoing Mission Creep, interview with Caleb O. Brown, posted December 21, 2018, recorded November 15, 2018.

Breakingviews - The Exchange, Reuters podcast hosted by Rob Cox, posted October 9, 2018, recorded September 5, 2018. Discussing the financial crisis of 2007-09 from the perspective of the Richmond Federal Reserve district

The Farr Cast, podcast, with Michael Farr, posted and recorded September 25, 2018; my segment starts at about 27:00.

Full Disclosure, podcast on NPR One, with Roben Farzad, posted September 20, 2018, recorded September 17, 2018.