The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
Fields of interest Mortgage Refinancings and Mortgage Backed Securities and Prepayments, Banking and Finance, Discount Window Borrowing, Econometric Modelling
Stavros Peristiani is an Assistant Vice President in the Financial Intermediation Function at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. His research interests include banking and finance, theoretical and applied econometrics. In particular, some of his recent primary areas of research include housing finance, mortgage-backed securities, bank mergers and acquisitions, discount window borrowing, and initial public offerings. He has degrees in economics and mathematical statistics, and received a Ph.D. in economics for Columbia University in 1984. He has published extensively in finance, economics and statistics journals.