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James Vickery is a financial economist who studies financial intermediation, banking, and real estate finance, with a focus on mortgage and MBS markets. His recent research includes studies of mortgage credit supply, CARES Act forbearance policies, MBS market fragmentation, and the effects of technology on mortgage lending.
James is a Senior Economic Advisor and Economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He joined the Bank in 2019 from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In addition to research, James has contributed to a range of Federal Reserve policy initiatives, including serving as Deputy Chair of the Model Oversight Group that directs the Fed’s supervisory stress tests. He has also taught at New York University and Princeton.
James joined the Federal Reserve in 2004 after earning a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to graduate school he was a research analyst at the Reserve Bank of Australia.