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.
The Outreach and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
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.