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 & Education function engages, empowers and educates the public in the Second District. Our outreach mission furthers the Bank’s commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and developing programs, analysis and sponsored conferences and clinics to help meet their needs. Our education mission aims to advance public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System and its role in the economy.
Fields of interest Banking and Financial Intermediation, Real Estate Finance, Securitization and Structured Finance, Household Finance, Corporate Finance
James Vickery is an Assistant Vice President 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.