ProBanker is led by Mark D. Flood, a senior economist in Washington D.C.
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Dr. Mark Flannery has held the Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair in Finance at the University of Florida since 1989. He studied economics at Princeton University, and earned his master's and doctorate degrees at Yale University. Dr. Flannery has published extensively on topics related to the management and regulation of financial institutions. He served as the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Chief Economist for more than two years. Dr. Flannery is a past editor of the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, and he has consulted with government agencies, including the FDIC and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and private institutions, including service as a board member for the Barnett Bank of Alachua County.
Dr. Mark Flood is a financial economist living and working in Washington DC. He studied German, economics, and finance at Indiana University in Bloomington, and he earned his Ph.D. in finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has taught finance at universities in the U.S. and Canada, and worked as a financial economist on issues of regulatory policy and risk management at the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis, Office of Thrift Supervision, Federal Housing Finance Board, Federal Housing Finance Agency, and the Treasury's Office of Financial Research. Dr. Flood's research interests include financial institutions, financial data, risk management, and financial stability.
Dr. Anoop Rai is a Professor of Finance at the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, where has serves as Director for the Center for International Financial Services and Markets. After completing his economics degree in India, he earned an MBA from the University of Note Dame and a Ph.D. in International Business from Indiana University. Dr. Rai's primary research interests are in international corporate finance and financial institutions. He has lectured at several universities and conducted training seminars for the private sector, including ProBanker-based courses, in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.