Robert (Bob) DeYoung is the Koch Foundation Distinguished Professor in Business Economics and Harold Otto Chair in Economics at the University of Kansas School of Business.
Professor DeYoung joined the KU faculty in 2007. Before becoming a Jayhawk, Bob worked as an Associate Director of Research at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (2005-2007), an Economic Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (1998-2005), a Senior Economist at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (1992-1998), and a Joyce Foundation Teaching Fellow at Beloit College (1988-1992).
Professor DeYoung’s research and commentaries have appeared widely in academic journals, in policy publications, and in the financial press. He is frequently invited to speak at foreign central banks and bank regulatory authorities, and has twice testified before the United States Senate Banking Committee. In 2015, Bob was named a Distinguished Scholar by the French Finance Association for his “Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Finance and Banking.” He has served as Co-Editor of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking at The Ohio State University since 2009.
Bob was born and raised in New Jersey, where he attended Washington Township High School. He worked his way to an undergraduate degree in economics from Rutgers University-Camden and earned a PhD degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He lives on a ranch near Baldwin City, Kansas with his lovely wife Julie and many other domesticated animals.
- Business Economics
- Bank Regulation
Co-Editor, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking