Noted economist and scholar James “Jim” Bullard, the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, will discuss the nation’s economy during a virtual discussion April 8 hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
Bullard has served as the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis since 2008. In his post, Bullard participates in the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee, which meets regularly to set the direction of the nation’s monetary policy.
The discussion, part of the institute’s “Understanding Our New World” series via Zoom, is at 10 a.m.
Bullard and John Shaw, Simon Institute director, will discuss the nation’s economic policies and challenges facing regional, national and global economies.