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Supervisory Risk and Surveillance

Ben Munyan

Senior Research Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Ben Munyan

Ben Munyan is a senior research economist specializing in the Supervisory Risk and Surveillance department of Banking Supervision at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.  He  supports the development of bank risk early warning models and performs quantitative analysis of financial markets and institutions.

Prior to joining the Dallas Fed in May 2022, Munyan taught at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management for seven years. Before that he worked at the U.S. Treasury Office of Financial Research. His research focuses on repo markets, corporate bond markets and liquidity, bank capital structure, and the impact of regulatory policy on market quality.

Munyan earned a PhD in finance from the University of Maryland and bachelor’s degrees in economics and mathematics from Arizona State University.


“Do Higher Capital Standards Always Reduce Bank Risk? The Impact of the Basel Leverage Ratio on the U.S. Triparty Repo Market,” with M. Allahrahka and J. Cetina, Journal of Financial Intermediation, April 2018.