One of my major responsibilities is tracking banking regulation and legislation for policy implications of interest to the Bank. This responsibility has sparked several recent articles that examine the likely effectiveness of existing or proposed regulations in light of certain bank incentives.
John Walter is a senior economist and research advisor in the Research Department and has been with the Richmond Fed since 1981. His responsibilities include briefing the Bank’s president and other management on the status and implications of current banking legislation, preparing speeches for the president, writing articles for Richmond Fed and financial trade publications, and speaking to community and professional groups.
M.A., Ohio State University, 1981
B.S., Virginia Tech, 1979
“How Large is the Federal Financial Safety Net?” (with John A. Weinberg). Cato Journal 21, no. 3 (Winter 2002): 369-393.
John R. Walter