GEORGE G. KAUFMAN

CENTER FOR FINANCIAL AND POLICY STUDIES

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO


PURPOSE

To bring nationally recognized experts in banking and financial services from the academic, practitioner, and policy-making communities to the Loyola campus to interact with students and faculty and to present symposiums for faculty, students, the bank ing community and the general public

To improve the quality of courses on banking and financial services in the Loyola undergraduate business and MBA curriculums

To promote research in banking and financial services by Loyola faculty and disseminate results through a working paper series To provide a mechanism for fostering interaction between students, faculty, and the Illinois banking community.

THE UNIQUE DISTINCTION OF THE CENTER

The Center’s research and educational focus will be on the Illinois financial community. This reflects the fact that some 70% of Loyola’s graduates remain in the Chicago metropolitan area and many more remain in Illinois. This distinguishes Loyola’s Center from banking centers at other universities, which tend to be national in scope and whose students do not remain in the Chicago area. Loyola’s Center will also focus on both public and private policy issues in banking and be responsive to the needs of the financial community.

ORGANIZATION

Director

Professor George G. Kaufman, John F. Smith , Jr. Professor of Finance and Economics.

Professor Kaufman previously was research officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, John Rogers Professor of Banking at the University of Oregon, Visiting Professor at the University of California-Berkeley, Stanford University and the University of Southern California, and Deputy to the Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy of the U.S. Treasury Department. He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee

Research Associates Selected members of the Loyola University College of Business Administration


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