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 Banking and Financial Intermediation, Real Estate Finance, Securitization and Structured Finance, Household Finance, Corporate Finance
James Vickery is a Senior Economist in the Research and Statistics Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he has worked since 2004. Mr. Vickery’s research and policy work focuses on topics relating to financial intermediation, real estate finance and securitization. Recent and ongoing research projects study interbank markets, the effect of securitization on mortgage supply and mortgage choice, the organizational structure of bank holding companies, the TBA market, and MBS credit ratings. A separate line of research studies financial innovation and insurance in emerging market economies. Mr. Vickery also teaches as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU Stern School of Business. Mr. Vickery completed a PhD in Economics from MIT in 2004. Prior to graduate school he was an economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia.