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 Banking and Financial Intermediation, Real Estate Finance, Securitization and Structured Finance, Household Finance, Corporate Finance
James Vickery is a Research Officer in the Research and Statistics Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he has worked since 2004. Mr Vickery's research focuses on financial intermediation and banking. Recent and ongoing research topics include capital adequacy, scale economies in banking, mortgage design, interbank markets, and bank organizational complexity. A separate line of research studies financial innovation and insurance in emerging market economies. In addition, Mr. Vickery contributes to the Federal Reserve's financial stability and monetary policy responsibilities, including serving on the Model Oversight Group that directs the Fed's supervisory stress testing models. He also teaches as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the NYU Stern School of Business. Mr. Vickery completed a PhD in Economics from MIT in 2004. Prior to graduate school he was a research analyst at the Reserve Bank of Australia.