Edward J. Kane is a professor of finance at Boston College. From 1972 to 1992 he held the Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics at Ohio State University. A founding member of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, Kane rejoined the organization in 2005. He served for twelve years as a trustee and member of the finance committee of Teachers Insurance. Currently, he consults for the World Bank and is a senior fellow in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Center for Financial Research. Kane has served as a consultant for numerous agencies, including the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the IMF, various components of the Federal Reserve System, and three foreign central banks as well as the Congressional Budget Office, the Joint Economic Committee, and the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress. He is a past president and fellow of the American Finance Association and a former Guggenheim fellow. He also served as president of the International Atlantic Economic Society and the North American Economics and Finance Association. Kane is a longtime research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Besides authoring three books, he has published widely in professional journals and currently serves on eight editorial boards. He received a BS from Georgetown University and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Recent Blog Posts by Edward Kane
- Statement of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee on Treasury Mismeasurement of the Costs of Federal Financial Stability Programs
- Who’s on the Hook for Europe’s Losses, and for How Much?
- Safety-Net Subsidies Keep “Toxic” Assets Illiquid
- Incentive Roots Of the Securitization Crisis and Its Early Mismanagement
- Statement of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee on The Need for More Transparency in Discretionary Financial Rescue Programs
- A Statement by The Financial Economists Roundtable drafted by a committee, chaired by Edward Kane and Richard Herring including Edward Altman and Charles Goodhart
- Statement of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee on Regulation of Short Selling
- Statement of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee on The Future of the Government-Sponsored Enterprises
- Who Should Bear Responsability For Mistakes Made in Assigning Credit Ratings To Securitized Debt?