Homer Jones Memorial Lecture

This memorial lecture series is named for Homer Jones, 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, Jones (1906-1986) played a major role in developing the Bank as a leader in monetary research and statistics. The first lecture was held in 1987.

For the 2022 lecture, Eswar Prasad shared his research on the digital transformation of banking, finance and money. Prasad, the author of The Future of Money: How the Digital Revolution Is Transforming Currencies and Finance, is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. St. Louis Fed President Jim Bullard gave welcoming remarks.

Video segments with transcripts | Review article

Past Homer Jones Memorial Lectures

Videos include opening remarks from St. Louis Fed President Jim Bullard. Past lectures are also featured in the St. Louis Fed's scholarly publication, Review.

Learn more about the history of the lecture series, including all past lectures published in Review.

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