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Global Perspectives with Kevin M. Warsh

June 21, 2017 Dallas Fed

Dallas Fed president Robert S. Kaplan moderated a discussion with Kevin M. Warsh, former member of the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors, during a Global Perspectives event on June 21, 2017. Kaplan and Warsh discussed issues facing the nation and global economy.

About Kevin M. Warsh

Warsh serves as the Shepard Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Economics at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

He advises several private and public companies, including UPS, where he serves on the board of directors. Warsh is a member of the Group of Thirty (G-30) and the President’s Strategic and Policy Forum.

Warsh conducts extensive research in the field of economics and finance. He issued an independent report to the Bank of England proposing reforms in the conduct of monetary policy in the U.K. Parliament adopted the report’s recommendations.

Warsh was a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 to 2011. He served as the Federal Reserve's representative to the Group of Twenty (G-20) and as the Board’s emissary to the emerging and advanced economies in Asia. In addition, he was administrative governor, managing and overseeing the Board’s operations, personnel and financial performance.

Prior to his appointment to the Board, Warsh served as special assistant to the president for economic policy and as executive secretary of the White House National Economic Council. Previously, he was a member of the mergers and acquisitions department at Morgan Stanley & Co. in New York, serving as vice president and executive director.

Warsh earned an AB from Stanford University and a JD from Harvard Law School.