Speeches and Remarks


May 21, 2021

Technology-Enabled Disruption: Implications for Business, Labor Markets, and Monetary Policy - May 21, 2021

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic participated in a policymakers roundtable along with Richmond Fed president Tom Barkin and Dallas Fed President Rob Kaplan. They were interviewed by Kathleen Hays, Bloomberg.

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.

May 08, 2021

Bring Your Whole Self to Every Endeavor

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic speaks to the 2021 and 2020 graduating classes of the Jacksonville University Davis College of Business.

May 06, 2021

Working Together to Make the Economy Work for Everyone

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic speaks at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Research Conference on the importance of partnerships in helping speed change that would increase economic inclusion.

Apr 15, 2021

The Atlantic's Progress Report: The State of the Black Community

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic interviewed with the Atlantic managing editor, Gillian B. White, about systemic racism, how Black America is faring economically right now, and the Fed's role in reducing racial inequality. (Program information)

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 25, 2021

Measuring the Economy in the Time of COVID

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic speaks to the Economic Club of New York on the need to take a broader view of inflation and employment and how racial equity in the economy works for everyone.

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.

Mar 02, 2021

Bostic Shares Economic Outlook amid the Pandemic

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic joined WABE's Closer Look with Rose Scott to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the economy as Georgia marked one year since the first cases were confirmed. He also talked about the Federal Reserve System's webinar series, Racism and the Economy, and its most recent event on housing.

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.

Feb 08, 2021

The Path Forward: Economic Mobility

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke with Washington Post's economic correspondent Heather Long in a live virtual event. They discussed possible long-term effects of the COVID-19 recession, the economic outlook, and what the Federal Reserve is doing to promote an inclusive economy.

Feb 05, 2021

Who Is Bearing the Brunt of the Pandemic's Economic Pain?

In an interview with Judy Woodruff on PBS NewsHour, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic talked about how the COVID-19 recession affected workers differently and discussed the timeline for economic recovery as vaccines begin to be distributed through the population.

Feb 04, 2021

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic Speaks with Yahoo Finance

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic discussed the outlook for the labor market following the COVID-19 recovery and the stance of policy in the context of the Fed's newly adopted monetary policy framework in an interview with Brian Cheung of Yahoo Finance.

Feb 01, 2021

Atlanta Fed President Discusses Economic Recovery with CNBC

On CNBC's Closing Bell, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic discussed the Federal Reserve's efforts to aid the return to full employment following the COVID-19 recession and ensuring the recovery is as inclusive as possible.

Feb 01, 2021

Uneven Outcomes in the Labor Market

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, and Philadelphia hosted a conference, Uneven Outcomes in the Labor Market: Understanding Trends and Identifying Solutions, on February 1–4, 2021. The conference examined inequities in labor market outcomes and explored the implications of disparities on aggregate economic performance, individual workers, and communities. The opening session featured remarks from Reserve Bank presidents Raphael Bostic of Atlanta and Eric Rosengren of Boston.

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.

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