Charles W Calomiris

Columbia University

Charles W. Calomiris is Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions at Columbia Business School, a Professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European System Risk Board, the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, the Shadow Open Market Committee, the Financial Economists Roundtable, and the Task Force on Property Rights at the Hoover Institution. He has held other positions at the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Pew Trusts. He also served on the International Financial Institution Advisory Commission, a US Congressional commission that advised the U.S. government on the reform of multilateral institutions in 1999-2000. In 2011, he was a Houblon-Norman Senior Fellow at the Bank of England.

Professor Calomiris received a B.A. in economics from Yale in 1979 and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford in 1985. His research and teaching span the areas of banking, corporate finance, financial history, and monetary economics. He is the member of numerous editorial boards, has authored many books and scholarly articles, and is the recipient of research grants from the National Science Foundation and others.