Dallas Fed president says closing racial disparities “very critical” for U.S. economy

Jun 18, 2020
“The better all of us do, the better the economy does," Robert Kaplan said.
President and CEO of the Dallas Federal Reserve, Robert Kaplan.
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For Dallas Fed president, the phase one deal is "stabilization"

Jan 14, 2020
Robert Kaplan weighs in on how trade has shaped the central bank and where the economy is headed next.
"I think the trade dispute with China is going to go on for years," says Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
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Dallas Fed president weighs in on recession fears, the yield curve and why having a thick skin is part of the job

Aug 28, 2019
Robert Kaplan, president of the Dallas Fed, talks to Kai Ryssdal about the state of the economy, and why monetary policy isn't the answer to everything.
"I think the trade dispute with China is going to go on for years," says Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
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Business is booming in Texas, but so is uncertainty

Jul 31, 2018
Want to know how tariffs are impacting the U.S.? Look at the Lone Star State.
The Deer Park Shell Manufacturing Complex in Deer Park, Texas.
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Workers from out of state and other countries have helped Texas, study says

Apr 3, 2018
The Texas economy has grown about twice as fast as the rest of the country over the past decade, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. And a new report by the Dallas Fed finds one reason is that…