Fed’s 2021 Challenges: Millions unemployed and fears of spiraling inflation

The Fed’s new monetary policy framework is being tested by rising expectations of faster economic growth and inflation. However, despite improvements in health conditions, vaccine dissemination, and significantly more fiscal stimulus, we don’t foresee a “large and persistent” rise in inflation or quick recovery in the labor market. This means the Fed will maintain its very accommodative policy stance.

Please note that we will be holding one webinar each for Americas, EMEA and APAC friendly timezones:

  • Americas – Thursday 18th March | 11:30 EST
  • EMEA – Friday 19th March | 13:00 GMT
  • APAC – Monday 22th March | 10:00 HKT

Kathy Bostjancic Bio

Kathy Bostjancic | Chief US Financial Economist

Kathy Bostjancic is Head of U.S. Macro Investor Services. She is responsible for assessing the impact of macroeconomic forecasts and analyses on the financial markets. She will present the economic outlook and market implications to U.S. asset managers and other clients, and she will be a media spokesperson. Kathy will also lead and collaborate on multiple consulting projects for U.S. clients.

Gregory Daco Bio

 Gregory Daco | Chief US Economist

Gregory Daco is Head of US Macroeconomics at Oxford Economics. He is responsible for producing the US economic outlook using Oxford Economics’ proprietary Global Economic Model. Greg tracks and forecasts high-frequency indicators, and oversees the production of thematic research pieces on the US economy, the Federal Reserve, financial markets and fiscal policy. He is also responsible for presenting the global outlook to clients and partners, and liaising with the media.

 

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