Financial Industry Studies
Edward C. Skelton
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Ed Skelton is a business economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Skelton's primary analysis concerns the economies of Latin America, with a focus on the banking industry and the financial system. This work supports the Federal Reserve Bank's supervision of foreign banks with offices in the United States. He has appeared on National Public Radio and his work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, specialized industry publications, academic studies, as well as prominent daily newspapers in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil and many other Latin American countries. Skelton is also very active in the Federal Reserve's economic education program.
In addition to his responsibilities at the Dallas Fed, he is an adjunct professor of economics at Southern Methodist University, where he has received numerous awards for teaching excellence. Skelton received a master of arts in economics degree from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor of business administration in economics degree from Baylor University.