- George Shoukry
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.- FDIC
- Senior Financial Economist
George Shoukry is a senior financial economist with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) Center for Financial Research in the Division of Insurance and Research. He is interested in the design of regulations, including deposit insurance pricing, and in how banks change their behavior in response to regulatory shocks. More broadly, he is interested in empirical and theoretical aspects of design and has done research in the area of mechanism design. In addition, he is interested in the use of machine learning methods in economics, and he has worked on the development of models that use machine learning tools to monitor and forecast banks' health. He joined the FDIC in June 2014 after receiving his Ph.D. and his Master of Science in economics from the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, and his Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.