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Fed’s George Sees ‘Difficult’ Policy Messaging to Balance Inflation, Jobs

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Esther George

Esther George

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George said officials have a tough road ahead in determining policy as they try to balance inflation and employment.

“Policymakers will undoubtedly face more complicated choices and difficult communications as the tradeoffs between inflation and employment become more apparent,” George said Friday in prepared remarks for an event at the Kansas City Fed.