Behind the Markets Podcast


Behind The Markets Podcast: Pat Harker on Monetary Policy, Jobs, & Interest Rates

Ep. 150

Show from 11/22/19

In this special edition of the Behind the Markets Podcast Professor Jeremy Siegel and Jeremy Schwartz talk to the CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. They kick off the show discussing job markets, labor force participation, interest rates, and monetary policy. Then they get into the likelihood of a recession and the intricacies of lending practices. Plus they touch upon the fears that tech will replace jobs and the impact that transition could have on the economy.


Pat Harker: The 11th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In this role, Harker participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation’s monetary policy.

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