James B Thomson

James B. Thomson is Associate Dean, College of Business, and Chair, Department of Finance, University of Akron. He joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland as a staff economist in 1986 and later held various officer appointments involving banking and financial studies until leaving to join the faculty at the University of Akron in 2022.

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Shifting Downward: How a Change in Fed Culture Hurt Bank Supervision

Article | Mar 27, 2023

The explanation of systematic breakdowns in supervisory oversight over time must include the shift in Federal Reserve culture during and after the 1990s