Charles W. Calomiris is the Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a Professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. Professor Calomiris co-directs the Project on Financial Deregulation at the American Enterprise Institute. He is a member of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and was a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Professor Calomiris served on the International Financial Institution Advisory Commission, a Congressional commission to advise the U.S. government on the reform of the IMF, the World Bank, the regional development banks, and the WTO. His research spans several areas, including banking, corporate finance, financial history, and monetary economics. In 1995 Professor Calomiris was named a University Scholar at the University of Illinois, where he served as Associate Professor of Finance and Co-Director of the Office for Banking Research. He has been a visiting faculty member at Stanford University’s economics department and at the finance department of the Wharton School of Finance. He is or has been a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Services Research, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, the Journal of Economic History, the Journal of Economics and Business, and Explorations in Economic History. He received a B.A. in economics from Yale University in 1979 and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University in 1985.
Recent Blog Posts by Charles Calomiris
- Statement of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee on Treasury Mismeasurement of the Costs of Federal Financial Stability Programs
- Statement of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee on Bank Bailouts and Borrower Bailouts
- The Last Trillion-Dollar Commitment – The Destruction of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
- The Subprime Turmoil: What’s Old, What’s New, and What’s Next
- A matched preferred stock plan for government assistance