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Jonathan Rose

Federal Reserve Historian


PhD Economics
University of California-Berkeley

B.A. Mathematics and Economics
Columbia University

Contact Info

Fax: (314) 444-8731

Research Division
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P.O. Box 442
St. Louis, MO 63166-0442

For media inquiries, contact:
Shera Dalin
Phone: (314) 444-3911

Jonathan Rose

Federal Reserve Historian

Journal Publications

"Reassessing the magnitudes of housing price declines and the use of leverage during the Depressions of the 1890s and 1930s"
Real Estate Economics, 2022

"Collateral Damage: The Impact of Foreclosures on New Home Mortgage Lending in the 1930s"
with  Price Fishback,  Sebastian Fleitas, and  Kenneth A. Snowden
Journal of Economic History, 2020

"Short-term residential mortgage contracts in American economic history"
Explorations in Economic History, 2020

"The Incentives of Large Sophisticated Creditors to Run on a Too Big to Fail Financial Institution."
with  Mark A. Carlson
Journal of Financial Stability, 2019

"Financial crises at insurance companies: learning from the demise of the National Surety Company during the Great Depression"
Financial History Review, 2018

"When Good Investments Go Bad: The Contraction in Community Bank Lending After the 2008 GSE Takeover"
with  Tara Rice
Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2016, Vol. 27, pp. 68-88

"Credit Availability and the Collapse of the Banking Sector in the 1930s"
Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 2015

"The New Deal and the Origins of the Modern American Real Estate Loan Contract,"
with  Kenneth A. Snowden
Explorations in Economic History, 2013, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 548-566

"The Incredible HOLC? Mortgage Relief during the Great Depression"
Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 2011, Vol. 43, pp. 1073-1108

"Hoover’s Truce: Wage Rigidity in the Onset of the Great Depression"
Journal of Economic History, 2010, Vol. 70, No. 4, pp. 843-870