Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions ,Columbia Business School

Charles W. Calomiris is Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a Professor at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs. He is a member of the the Shadow Open Market Committee and the Financial Economists Roundtable, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a consultant for the Office of Financial Research at the U.S. Treasury. Professor Calomiris co-directs the program on regulation and the rule of law at the Hoover Institution. He is the co-managing editor of the Journal of Financial Intermediation. Professor Calomiris served on the International Financial Institution Advisory Commission, a Congressional commission to advise the U.S. government on the reform of the IMF, the World Bank, the regional development banks and the WTO. He has advised numerous governments, central banks, and corporations on financial matters.

His research spans several areas, including banking, corporate finance, financial history, monetary economics and economic development.

Professor Calomiris is the recipient of research grants or awards from the National Science Foundation, the World Bank, the Japanese Government and others.