Homer Jones Memorial Lecture Series

The Homer Jones Memorial Lecture honors a man who exemplified the highest qualities of leadership in economics and public policy. As research director, and later senior vice president at the St. Louis Fed, Homer Jones (1906-1986) played a major role in developing the Bank as a leader in monetary research and statistics.

Previous Speakers

2013 R. Glenn Hubbard
Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia University
"Financial Regulatory Reform: A Progress Report"
Video
Hosted by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

2012 Mohamed A. El-Erian
CEO, Pimco
"Evolution, Impact and Limitations of Unusual Central Bank Policy Activism"
Hosted by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

2011 Axel A. Weber
Former President of the Deutsche Bundesbank
"Challenges for monetary policy in EMU"
Hosted by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

2010 Alan S. Blinder
Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics, Princeton University
Former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
"Quantitative Easing: Entrance and Exit Strategies"
594K
Video | Slides 3.0M
Hosted by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

2009 Raghuram G. Rajan
Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
"The Financial Crisis and Cycle-Proof Regulation"
71K
Video and News Article
Hosted by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

2006 Jerry L. Jordan
Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute and Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
"Money and Monetary Policy for the 21st Century"
167K
Hosted by: University of Missouri—St. Louis

2005 Ben Bernanke
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
"The Global Saving Glut and the U.S. Current Account Deficit"

Hosted by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

2004 Jeremy J. Siegel
Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania
"Can We Measure 'Expected' Inflation?"

Hosted by: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

2003 Douglass C. North
Spencer T. Olin Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University
"Institutions and Economic Performances"

Hosted by: University of Missouri—St. Louis

2002 Michael Mussa
Institute for International Economics
"Fun at the Fund: International Economic Policy Making During a Decade of Financial Crises"

Hosted by: St. Louis University

2001 Laurence H. Meyer
Former Governor
Federal Reserve Board
"Does Money Matter?"
166K
Hosted by: Washington University

2000 Frederic S. Mishkin
Columbia University
"What Should Central Banks Do?"
101K
Hosted by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

1999 Bennett T. McCallum
Carnegie Mellon University
"Recent Developments in the Analysis of Monetary Policy Rules"
238K

Hosted by: University of Missouri—St. Louis

1998 John B. Taylor
Stanford University
"Monetary Policy and the Long Boom"
216K

Hosted by: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

1997 Rudi Dornbusch
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Inflation and Growth"


 Hosted by: Saint Louis University

1995 Lawrence Lindsey
Former Governor
Federal Reserve Board
"The Two-Handed Role of Money"
33K
Hosted by: Washington University

1994 Helmut Schlesinger
Former President
Deutsche Bundesbank
"On the Way to a New Monetary Union: The European Monetary Union"
574K
Hosted by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

1993 Lee Hoskins
Former President
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland


Hosted by: University of Missouri—St. Louis

1992 Anna Schwartz
National Bureau of Economic Research
"The Misuse of the Fed's Discount Window"
1.0M

Hosted by: Saint Louis University

1991 Allan H. Meltzer
Carnegie Mellon University
"U.S. Policy in the Bretton Woods Era"
3.8M

Hosted by: Washington University

1990 David Laidler
University of Western Ontario
"The Legacy of the Monetarist Controversy"
1.4M

Hosted by: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

1989 H. Robert Heller
Former Governor
Federal Reserve Board
"Money and the International Monetary System"
497K
Hosted by: University of Missouri—St. Louis

1988 William G. Dewald
U.S. Department of State
"Monetarism Is Dead; Long Live the Quantity Theory"
4.9M

Hosted by: Saint Louis University

1987
Beryl W. Sprinkel
Council of Economic Advisers
"Confronting Monetary Policy Dilemmas: The Legacy of Homer Jones"
333K

Hosted by: Washington University


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