April 3, 2013
The 2013 Homer Jones Memorial Lecture, featured R. Glenn Hubbard, dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia University. Professor Hubbard presented “A Roadmap for Financial Regulatory Reform” in the Bank’s Gateway Conference Center Auditorium.
Glenn Hubbard, dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia University, gives a “report card” on financial regulatory reform, including such efforts as the Dodd-Frank Act. The main focus of his lecture, titled "A Roadmap for Financial Regulatory Reform," is on the need to acknowledge and manage trade-offs between enhancing accountability for individual institutions and mitigating systemic risks from contagion.
The Homer Jones Memorial Lecture Series honors those who exemplify the highest qualities of leadership in economics and public policy. As research director, and later as 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.
For more information about the Homer Jones Memorial Lecture Series, please visit research.stlouisfed.org/conferences/homer/
The Homer Jones Memorial Lecture Series is sponsored by:
President and Chief Executive Officer
Executive Assistant to the President
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff to the President
Cletus C. Coughlin
Senior Economist and Special Assistant to the President
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