Lamont Black

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Lamont Black
Driehaus College of Business, DePaul University Chicago, Ill.
Assistant Professor of Finance

Lamont Black is an assistant professor of finance at DePaul University in Chicago. Prior to joining DePaul, Black was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors for eight years, where he worked in the Division of Research and Statistics and the Division of International Finance. His responsibilities at the Board included the evaluation of bank regulatory policies during the financial crisis and the monitoring of the European banking sector during the sovereign debt crisis. His current research focuses on commercial real estate securitization and the spillover of financial shocks through the banking system. His previous research has been published in several journals, including the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Services Research and the Journal of Financial Stability. His teaching is in the areas of commercial banking and money markets. Black received a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a master’s degree in economics from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He received his doctorates in economics and in finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.