Jonathan Rose serves the Federal Reserve System in two roles. First, he is the historian of the Federal Reserve System, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In that role, he bridges the past and the present for policymakers, researchers, students, educators, and the general public. Second, he is senior economist and economic advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In that role, he is responsible for providing knowledge leadership, executing economic analysis of financial conditions, and conducting academic-style research relevant to the Federal Reserve’s mission.
Rose’s research focuses on the economic history of the United States, including topics in the Great Depression, the residential mortgage market, and the Federal Reserve System.
Rose earned a BA in mathematics and economics from Columbia University and a PhD in economics from University of California at Berkeley. Rose has also served at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the United States Department of Treasury.