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James R. Barth

James R. Barth

James R. Barth is the Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance at Auburn University, Senior Finance Fellow at the Milken Institute, and a Fellow of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center. He has served as leader of an international team advising the People's Bank of China on banking reform and lectured on bank regulatory issues in China, India, Russia, and Egypt for the U.S. State Department. Barth was an appointee of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush as chief economist of the Office of Thrift Supervision and previously the Federal Home Loan Bank Board. He has also been a professor of economics at George Washington University, associate director of the economics program at the National Science Foundation, Shaw Foundation Professor of Banking and Finance at Nanyang Technological University and a visiting scholar at the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the World Bank. Barth has recently co-authored The Rise and Fall of the U.S. Mortgage and Credit Markets: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Meltdown (John Wiley & Sons, 2009), Rethinking Bank Regulation: Till Angels Govern (Cambridge University Press, 2006), Financial Restructuring and Reform in Post- WTO China (Kluwer Law International, 2007), Guardians of Finance: Making Regulators Work for Us (MIT Press, 2012), Fixing the Housing Market (Wharton School Publishing, 2012) and Research Handbook on International Banking and Governance (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012). He also is the co-editor of The Journal of Financial Economic Policy and overseas associate editor of The Chinese Banker.

James R. Barth
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