Paul H. Kupiec

Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Paul H. Kupiec


Ph.D., economics, University of Pennsylvania

Summary of Experience

Dr. Kupiec’s research interests include quantitative financial risk measurement, systemic risk, deposit insurance, and the regulation of banking and financial services. At the American Enterprise Institute, he has authored several studies on systemic risk measurement and related regulations, bank stress testing, and bank regulations that follow financial crisis, including their impact on the wider economy. Dr. Kupiec was an associate director of the Division of Insurance and Research and director of the Center for Financial Research (CFR) at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. In these roles, he oversaw research on bank risk measurement that contributed to the development and implementation of regulatory policies, including the international Basel III framework. He also served as chairman of the Research Task Force of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Dr. Kupiec has worked at the International Monetary Fund, Freddie Mac, and J.P. Morgan, as well as for the Division of Research and Statistics at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Prior to entering the financial services industry, Dr. Kupiec was an assistant professor of finance at North Carolina State University. He has published articles in several academic journals, including The Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, the Journal of Financial Stability, the Journal of Financial Services Research, The Journal of Risk, and the Journal of Investment Management.

AG Contacts

Nicholas I. Crew
Ahmer Nabi