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 and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence From India With Shawn Cole, Xavier Giné, Jeremy Tobacman, Petia Topalova and Robert Townsend American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5(1), 104-135, 2013 Read the full text in SSRN››
Credit Ratings and Security Prices in the Subprime MBS Market With Adam Ashcraft, Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham and Peter Hull American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), 101(3), 115-19, 2011 Published version (subscription required) SSRN link (abstract only)››
Statistical Analysis of Rainfall Insurance Payouts in Southern India With Xavier Giné and Robert Townsend American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 89, 1248-54, 2007 Published version (subscription required) Read the full text in SSRN ››
A Private Lender Cooperative Model for Residential Mortgage Finance in The American Mortgage System: Crisis and Reform With Toni Dechario, Patricia Mosser, Joseph Tracy and Joshua Wright S. Wachter and M. Smith (eds.), University of Pennsylvania Press, Forthcoming Read the full text in SSRN››
Microinsurance: A Case Study of the Indian Rainfall Index Insurance Market in Handbook of the Indian Economy With Xavier Giné, Lev Menand and Robert Townsend Chetan Ghate (ed.), Oxford University Press, Forthcoming Read the full text in SSRN››
Rainfall Insurance in Semi-Arid India: Contract Design, Household Participation and Future Prospects in Weather Risk Management With Xavier Giné and Robert Townsend K. Tang (ed.), RiskBooks, London, UK, 2010
The Macroeconomics of Australian Unemployment in Unemployment and the Australian Labour Market With Guy Debelle J. Borland and G. Debelle (eds.), Reserve Bank of Australia, 1998
James Vickery's CVThe views expressed in the papers listed on this page are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York or the Federal Reserve System.