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Kevin Warsh

Kevin Warsh is the Shepard Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Economics at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and lecturer at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. His most recent publication is Challenging the Groupthink of the Guild.

He advises several private and public companies, including serving on the board of directors of UPS.  In addition, he is a member of the Group of Thirty.

Warsh served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 until 2011.  He also served as the Federal Reserve’s representative to the Group of Twenty and as the board’s emissary to the emerging and advanced economies in Asia. In addition, he was administrative governor, managing and overseeing the board’s operations, personnel, and financial performance.

Before his appointment to the board, from 2002 until 2006,Warsh served as special assistant for economic policy  to the president and as executive secretary of the White House National Economic Council.  Previously, Warsh had been a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Department at Morgan Stanley & Co. in New York , serving as vice president and executive director.

Warsh was born in upstate New York. He received his AB from Stanford University and his JD from Harvard Law School.

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Financial Crises

Shadow Banks, Short-term Debt, and Structural Issues

Event Conference | Dec 5, 2016

The Volcker Alliance and the Institute for New Economic Thinking convened a group of influential thinkers for a half-day forum to discuss regulatory and structural changes needed to ensure the stability and resilience of financial markets.