Richard Herring

Richard Herring, PhD

Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking; Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Research Interests:International banking, international finance, money and banking

About Richard

Richard J. Herring is the author of more than 150 articles, monographs, and books on various topics in financial regulation, international banking, and international finance. At various times his research has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Brookings Institution, the Sloan Foundation, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Royal Swedish Commission on Productivity. He served as Vice Dean and Director of the Wharton Undergraduate Division from 1995 – 2000 and from 2000 – 2006, he was Director of the Lauder Institute, a dual degree program that combines an MBA with an MA in international studies and a high level of proficiency in one of seven foreign languages.

Outside the university, he is co-chair of the US Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee and Executive Director of the Financial Economist’s Roundtable. He is also a member of the FDIC Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee, the Systemic Risk Council and the Hoover Institution Working Group on Resolution Policy and serves as an independent director on the boards of Barclays Bank Delaware, the Deutsche Funds and the Aberdeen Singapore and Japan Funds.

Herring received his undergraduate degree from Oberlin College in 1968 and his PhD from Princeton University in 1973.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

RMA/Wharton Advanced Risk Management Program

Academic Director

This program introduces the latest thinking around risk, including, macroeconomic drivers, and equips you with tools to evaluate your exposure. Learn analytical frameworks, strategies, and resources for measuring, managing, and monitoring risk.