Gary Gorton

Frederick Frank Class of 1954 Professor of Finance, Yale School of Management at Yale University

Gary B. Gorton is the Frederick Frank Class of 1954 Professor of Finance at the Yale School of Management. Prior to being at Yale Professor Gorton was the Robert Morris Professor of Banking and Finance at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he worked for 23 years starting in the fall of 1983. He is also currently a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is a former member of the Moody’s Investors Services Academic Advisory Panel and the former Director of the Research Program on Banks and the Economy for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. He has taught at the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, and previously worked as an Economist and Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. During 1994 he was the Houblon- Norman Fellow at the Bank of England. Dr. Gorton has consulted for the U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, various U.S. Federal Reserve Banks, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, and the Central Bank of Turkey. He has also consulted extensively with a number of private firms, including AIG Financial Products, where he was a Consultant from 1996-2008. Dr. Gorton received his doctorate in Economics from the University of Rochester. In the field of economics, he received Master's degrees in Economics at the University of Rochester and Cleveland State University, and also received a Master's degree in Chinese Studies from the University of Michigan.