Gregory F Udell is the Chase Chair of Banking and Finance at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He has been a Visiting Economist and/or Consultant to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, a Visiting Scholar at the Bank of Japan, and a Consultant to the Bank of Italy, the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago and San Francisco, the International Finance Corporation, the OECD, the Riksbank and the World Bank. Before joining the Kelley School of Business in 1998 he was Professor of Finance and Director of the William R. Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Prior to his academic career Professor Udell was a Commercial Loan Officer in Chicago.
Professor Udell has over 75 publications mostly focused on financial contracting, credit availability and financial intermediation. He is the author of a textbook on asset based lending, Asset-Based Finance (2004), a co-author (with L. Ritter and W. Silber) of Principles of Money, Banking and Financial Markets, 12th edition (2009), and is, or has been, an Associate Editor/editorial board member of seven journals including the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Services Research and Small Business Economics.