Douglas W Diamond

Douglas W Diamond, Merton H Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance and Richard N Rosett Faculty Fellow, University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business, will be the Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF) Academic Fellow 2012. In that capacity, he will visit CAF during the summer research conference, and deliver a keynote speech at the conference. Diamond specialises in the study of financial intermediaries, financial crises, and liquidity. His work has appeared in notable journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Finance, the Review of Economic Studies, the American Economic Review, and the Journal of Political Economy. His research has been funded with grants from the National Science Foundation and the Garn Institute of Finance. 
 
He has taught at Yale and was a visiting professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as well as the University of Bonn. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and worked for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System while a graduate student. 
 
In addition to his roles as a researcher and professor, Diamond is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, a position he has held since 1990, and is on the Board of Directors of the Centre for Research in Security Prices. Diamond is a former president of the American Finance Association and the Western Finance Association. He is also a fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Finance Association. He joined Chicago Booth in 1979.