Why do depository institutions fail? Do credit unions and banks fail at the same rate? What if there was a...
Jim is a nationally recognized authority on credit unions and banking, housing and mortgage markets, monetary policy, and interest rates. He previously served as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board, on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, and at the Comptroller of the Currency.
A professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, Jim weaves his macroeconomic, housing, financial market, and regulatory insights into his analysis of and forecasts for credit unions and the economy in which they operate.
For interview and other media requests, contact Holly Fearing at 608.661.3758 or [email protected].
The Latest from Jim
Mortgages and Credit Union Performance: 1980–2011
Mortgages have become a significant part of credit unions’ lending portfolio. More mortgages are a net benefit to credit unions...
Impact of Mergers on Credit Union Costs: 1984–2009
Conventional wisdom about mergers is that they reduce operational costs. And why wouldn’t they? After all, they assume advances...
Determinants of Credit Union and Commercial Bank Failures
Similarities and Differences, 1981-2005: utilize this study to become aware of the factors that contribute to institutional failure.