Allen N. Berger

Allen N. Berger
Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
H. Montague Osteen, Jr., Professor of Banking and Finance

Allen N. Berger is the H. Montague Osteen, Jr., Professor in Banking and Finance and Ph.D. coordinator of the Finance Department, Darla Moore School of Business; Carolina Distinguished Professor, University of South Carolina; senior fellow, Wharton Financial Institutions Center; and fellow, European Banking Center. He also serves on the editorial boards of six professional finance journals. In addition, Berger is past editor of the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking from 1994-2001 and has co-edited six special issues of various professional journals and the first and second editions of the Oxford Handbook of Banking, and will be co-editing the third edition, due out in 2020. His research covers a variety of topics related to financial institutions. He is co-author of Bank Liquidity Creation and Financial Crises (2016, Elsevier) and will be co-author of TARP and other Bank Bailouts and Bail-Ins around the World: Connecting Wall Street, Main Street, and the Financial System, due out in 2019. He has published more than 100 professional articles in refereed journals, including papers in top finance journals, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, and Journal of Financial Intermediation; top economics journals, Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of Monetary Economics; and other top professional business journals, Management Science and Journal of Business; and more than 30 other non-refereed publications. His research has been cited more than 50,000 times according to Google Scholar. Berger was named professor of the year for 2015-2016 by the Darla Moore School of Business Doctoral Students Association. He was also secretary/treasurer, Financial Intermediation Research Society from 2008-2016; and senior economist from 1989 to 2008 and economist from 1982-1989 at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1983, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University in 1976.