Frederic Stanley "Rick" Mishkin
(born January 11, 1951) is an American economist
and professor at the Columbia Business School
. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
from 2006 to 2008.
Early life and family
Mishkin was born in New York City
to Sidney Mishkin (b. 1913, d. 1991) and Jeanne Silverstein. His late father endowed the Sidney Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College
of the City University of New York
He attended Fieldston School
and received a B.S. (1973) and Ph.D. (1976), both in economics
, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
. In 1999, he received an honorary professorship from the People's University of China
He is married to Sally Hammond, a landscape designer. They have a son, Matthew, and a daughter, Laura.
Mishkin has been a full professor at Columbia Business School
since 1983. He held the A. Barton Hepburn Professorship of Economics from 1991 to 1999, when he was appointed Alfred Lerner Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions. He was also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research
(1980 to 2006) and a senior fellow at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
's Center for Banking Research (2003 to 2006). Dr. Mishkin was also a professor at the University of Chicago
(1973-1976??), a visiting professor
at Northwestern University
(1982-1983), and visiting professor at......