Douglas D. Evanoff is a vice president and senior research advisor for banking issues in the economic research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He serves as an advisor to senior management of the Federal Reserve System on regulatory issues and chairs the Bank’s International Banking Conference. Evanoff’s current research interests include consumer credit issues including credit accessibility, mortgage markets, bank cost and merger analysis, financial institutions and financial regulation.
Prior to joining the Chicago Fed, Evanoff was a lecturer in finance at Southern Illinois University and assistant professor at St. Cloud State University. He currently is an adjunct faculty member in the School of Business at DePaul University and a Board Member of the Mid-West Finance Association. He also serves as associate editor Global Finance Journal, Journal of Economics and Business and International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance. His research has been published both in academic and practitioner journals, including the American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Financial Services Research and the Journal of Banking and Finance. He has also published in numerous books and has edited a number of books addressing issues associated with financial institutions: most recently New Perspectives on Asset Price Bubbles (Oxford University Press) and Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Purpose, Critique, Implementation Status and Policy Issues (Now Publishers Inc.). Evanoff holds a PhD in economics from Southern Illinois University.