James and Merryl Tisch Professor of Economics and Director, William R. Rhodes Center for International Economics
1987, PhD in Economics, UCLA. Formerly: three years with Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System; managed research and operational programmes, World Bank; 1997, with University of Virginia; 1999, with University of Minnesota. Since 2005, with Brown University. Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Academic work focuses on linkages between financial sector policies, operation of financial systems and functioning of economy. Author of books: Rethinking Bank Regulation - Till Angels Govern; Guardians of Finance: How and Why Regulators Lead Us from Crisis to Crisis and What to do about it.