Speeches & Remarks


Sep 02, 2021

Economic Opportunity for All

Raphael Bostic, president of the Atlanta Fed, joined the Community Foundation for a Greater Birmingham in its virtual learning series, Woven Together: Economic Opportunity for All. Bostic shared insights on inequality in the economy, and discussed what the Atlanta Fed is doing and what others can do to help improve the economy for all. Watch the video.

Aug 11, 2021

An Economy That Works for All

President Raphael Bostic spoke on August 11 at the Chautauqua Institution about the Fed's work in fulfilling its dual mandate, including facilitating maximum employment.

Aug 09, 2021

Building an Inclusive Economy with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic spoke in the Prosperity Partnership fireside chat moderated by President Gregory A. Haile of Broward College. President Bostic shared his thoughts on creating an inclusive economy through community collaborations.

Jul 01, 2021

+You: What Will It Take to Build 10 Million Units of Housing?

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic participated in a panel discussion with National Housing Conference president and CEO David Dworkin, and Research Institute for Housing America, Mortgage Bankers Association executive director Edward Seiler. The conversation, moderated by Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford, was part of Habitat's +You thought leadership series.

Jun 24, 2021

Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) Fed Week: Rebuilding Sustainably and Equitably

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic participated in a presidents panel with Philadelphia Fed president Patrick Harker. It was moderated by Danae Kyriakopoulou, managing director, Sustainable Policy Institute, OMFIF.

Jun 03, 2021

Workforce Realigned: How New Partnerships Are Advancing Economic Mobility

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic provided opening remarks at the national launch event for this book from the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Philadelphia and Social Finance. Other speakers at the virtual event were Social Finance CEO and cofounder Tracy Palandjian, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo, Ford Foundation president Darren Walker, Bank of America chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan, and Philadelphia Fed president Patrick Harker.

May 12, 2021

C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics

In conversation with Dr. Glenn Hubbard, dean emeritus and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic discussed how the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated inequality in the United States. He also talked about solutions for increasing economic growth and employment.

Apr 02, 2021

Bostic Speaks at a National Bureau of Economic Research Conference

On April 2, 11 a.m. (ET), Bostic will participate in a panel discussion on under-studied issues related to inequality, discrimination, and the financial system.

Mar 31, 2021

Monetary Policy in a Pandemic

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic talked to the University of Miami Herbert Business School about the Federal Reserve's role and actions during the pandemic and shared his outlook for the remainder of 2021. Watch the video.

Mar 30, 2021

The Post-COVID Economy

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic discussed the speed and shape of the economic recovery, as well as his outlook for the remainder of 2021. In conversation with his predecessor, Dennis Lockhart, Bostic also shared insights on the Fed's role in advancing racial equity. Watch the video.

Mar 26, 2021

The Innovators Podcast

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic participated in Clark Atlanta University's weekly business podcast series, The Innovators, in a conversation with Clark Atlanta's president, George T. French Jr. The series focuses on amplifying innovation, entrepreneurship, and diversity, equity and inclusion programs affecting the African American and other minority communities. Listen to the podcast on all streaming platforms.

Mar 05, 2021

The Uneven Economic Recovery

Watch Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic address the uneven economic recovery at the SIEPR Economic Summit.

Mar 03, 2021

Bostic Discusses How Inclusion Powers the Economy

Atlanta Fed president and CEO Raphael Bostic was a guest speaker on the series Courageous Conversations. He was interviewed by Nikki Lewis Simon, chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig. Watch the video.

Feb 25, 2021

Bostic Provides an Economic Update

Atlanta Fed president and CEO Raphael Bostic discussed the state of the economy with Michael Wynn, chair of the board of directors for the Atlanta Fed's Miami Branch. The Greater Naples Chamber and the Horizon Council hosted this virtual event. Watch the video.

Jan 14, 2021

Supporting Small Businesses for an Inclusive and Resilient Recovery

Raphael Bostic moderated a conversation with speakers from the Founders of Color/Black Innovation Alliance, Latino Community Fund, Southern Bancorp, and Pathway Lending during this webinar hosted by the Atlanta Fed. The discussion focused on the economic shocks caused by COVID-19 and the pandemic's significant impact on small businesses across the country.

Jan 13, 2021

Bostic Interviews for Talks at GS Episode

In an interview with Goldman Sachs president and chief operating officer John Waldron, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic discussed leading the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta through the pandemic, his outlook on the U.S. economy and monetary policy in 2021, and his views on the role of the central bank in addressing racial and economic inequality.

Jan 11, 2021

Armchair Chat at the Rotary Club of Atlanta

President Raphael Bostic spoke with Dennis Lockhart, former Atlanta Fed president, on January 11 at a virtual meeting of the Rotary Club of Atlanta. Bostic spoke about the impact of COVID-19 on the national and local economy in 2020 and shared his outlook for the year ahead.

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