2023 Homer Jones Memorial Lecture

Nov. 2, 2023

Welcoming Remarks by Kathleen O’Neill Paese

St. Louis Fed Interim President and CEO Kathleen O’Neill Paese welcomed attendees to the annual lecture, which was held Nov. 2, 2023. She introduced this year’s speaker, Isabel Schnabel.

View prepared text of welcoming remarks: 2023 Homer Jones Memorial Lecture.

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[O'Neill Paese]

Lecture by Isabel Schnabel

Isabel Schnabel, economist and member of the executive board of the European Central Bank (ECB), presented the 2023 Homer Jones Memorial Lecture on Nov. 2, 2023. She shared her research on inflation and the factors that could determine the pace with which inflation returns to 2% in the “last mile” of monetary policy.

Schnabel is responsible for market operations, research and statistics at the ECB. She is also a council member of the European Economic Association and research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research and CESifo.

Her lecture was later featured in Review, a scholarly publication from the St. Louis Fed.

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Q&A Session

Following the presentation, Schnabel conducted a Q&A session with the audience.
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About the Homer Jones Memorial Lecture

This 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.

Watch past lectures and learn more about the speakers.

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