Thomas Simpson


Executive in Residence of Economics
Economics & Finance

Cameron Hall 220-G
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC   28403 - 5945
Phone: 910.962.3511
Fax: 910.962.7464
Email: simpsont [ simpsont AT uncw DOT edu ]
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Dr. Thomas D. Simpson, Executive in Residence, joins the Department of Economics & Finance after his retirement from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC. He received his A.B. in economics from the University of Minnesota and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. Dr. Simpson has focused his professional career on monetary policy and financial markets—serving as a senior official at the Federal Reserve Board and to the Federal Open Market Committee. He has been a resident advisor to the Central Bank of Russia and is a principal advisor to the Central Bank of Iraq. He has published articles in various professional journals and is author of "Money, Banking, and Economic Analysis."

  • PhD, Economics, University of Chicago, 1970
  • BA, Economics, University of Minnesota, 1964

Recent Publications
Financial Markets, Banking and Monetary Policy , John Wiley and Sons , 2014; ; (T. Simpson)

Money, Banking and Economic Analysis , Prentice Hall , 1986; ; (T. Simpson)

Areas of Interest
  • Public policy issues
  • Bible study
  • Camping
  • Baseball

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