Thomas B. King is a senior economist and economic advisor in the economic research department. Prior to joining the Chicago Fed, King was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. From 2010 to 2013 he served as chief of the Monetary and Financial Stability Section and assistant director in the Board’s Monetary Affairs Division.
King’s research lies at the intersection of monetary policy, financial markets, intermediation, and macro-finance. His work has appeared in a number of scholarly journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking. He holds a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in economics from Washington University in St. Louis.