St. Louis Fed employees
The mission of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is to promote a healthy economy and financial stability. The Bank’s staff members—at our head office in St. Louis and our branches in Little Rock, Ark.; Louisville, Ky.; and Memphis, Tenn.—serve the public’s interest in many ways.
As seen in this numerical snapshot of 2022, the Bank remained committed to serving the public by providing thought leadership on timely economic issues, fostering a sound financial system, engaging in outreach across our communities, and prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization’s mission and business practices.
All numbers are as of Dec. 31, 2022, unless otherwise noted.
Providing Thought Leadership through Scholarly Economic Research
ranking for St. Louis Fed President James Bullard on RePEc in several categories, including the h-index
among all research institutions worldwide
among all U.S. research institutions
in research productivity among all central bank research departments worldwide
economic research items available to search and download for free via IDEAS
page views of the St. Louis Fed’s research site by people in 193 countries
data series in FRED®, the St. Louis Fed’s free economic database
items in FRASER®, the St. Louis Fed’s historical digital library
Fostering Financial Stability and Soundness
state member banks and 417 bank, financial, and savings and loan holding companies supervised by the St. Louis Fed
currency notes inspected, and 840 million notes deemed fit for circulation
notes removed from circulation and shredded, which equals 150 tons composted
suspected counterfeit notes withdrawn from circulation
in improper and stopped payments identified by the Bank in its role as fiscal agent to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and its Do Not Pay program
hours spent by internal auditors reviewing St. Louis Fed operations
Empowering Communities through Education and Outreach
bankers, regulators and other industry participants engaged in information sessions about financial and regulatory developments
people registered for 36 events led by the Bank’s Community Development department to promote economic resilience, mobility and equity
attendees at presentations requested through the St. Louis Fed’s public speakers bureau
attendees at St. Louis Fed public dialogue and outreach events
students reached through educators participating in St. Louis Fed economic education programs
active engagements in the Bank’s Econ Lowdown economic education curriculum
high schoolers on the St. Louis Fed’s student board of directors, now in its 11th year
college and 10 high school interns, with eight college interns offered full-time employment
Sharing Timely Information about the Economy and the Fed
page views for the FRED® Blog, which provides analysis on key data found in FRED
page views for Regional Economist, a publication that provides insights on economic issues in today’s headlines
subscribers to the Bank’s various publications, blogs and newsletters
followers of the Bank’s social media accounts
Embracing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
of inner-city, majority-minority and all-girls high schools across the Eighth District reached through our economic education resources
of the Bank’s workforce engaged in employee-led resource groups (ERGs), which are focused on African Americans, Asians, Latino/Hispanic Americans, women, people with disabilities, military veterans, the LGBTQ+ community and—new in 2022—young professionals
Doing Good for the Sake of Good
pounds of waste recycled and 64,393 pounds composted, reflecting the Bank’s ongoing commitment to sustainability
in employee donations made to the United Way of Greater St. Louis
- RePEc is Research Papers in Economics. The h-index, or Hirsch index, is a compound measure of publications and citations used to highlight research productivity.
- IDEAS is the world’s largest bibliographic database dedicated to economics. This service, provided by RePEc, is hosted by the St. Louis Fed’s Research Division.
- Hours spent do not include time spent on training, administrative work and special projects.
- These platforms include Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest.