Middle of the Road
The Economy and Monetary Policy in Uncertain Times
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
A speech by John C. Williams, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, in which he says GDP growth will rise to about 2½ percent this year and a little under 3½ percent in 2014.
Chicago Fed Economic Outlook Symposium Provides 2012 Results and Offers 2013 Forecasts
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The forecast for 2013 is for the pace of economic growth to be slightly above the historical average. In 2013, the growth rate of real GDP is expected to be 2.3%—an improvement from the projected 1.7% rate for 2012.
Beige Book: Economic Activity Expanded in All Districts
Reports from the 12 Federal Reserve Districts indicated that economic activity has expanded since the previous Beige Book report, with all 12 Districts characterizing the pace of growth as either modest or moderate.
Atlanta Fed President: 2013 Is a Pivotal Year
If 2013 is a pivotal year for fiscal authorities to deliver clarity on future policy, it is by extension a pivotal year for the course of monetary policy.