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About Kevin T Jacques

Kevin T. Jacques is the Boynton D. Murch Chair in Finance at Baldwin Wallace University. Prior to joining the faculty at B-W, Dr. Jacques spent 14 years as an economist with the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. Most recently(2001-05), he was a senior financial economist in the Office of Financial Institutions Policy where he was responsible for advising Treasury and George W. Bush Administration officials on policy issues regarding the U.S. banking and financial system. His primary policy work has been in the area of regulatory capital standards, including the 1988 and revised Basel Accords, large bank failure resolution and systemic risk, risk measurement and management, and financial reform. In 1994, he served on the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets examining systemic risk in domestic financial markets. In addition, Dr. Jacques taught finance in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
He is a frequent contributor to local, national, and international media on bank regulation and financial reform including hundreds of quotes and commentaries in Bloomberg Financial News, American Banker, National Public Radio (NPR), Associated Press, China Radio International, PBS television, Crain’s Cleveland Business, SNL Financial News, CBS, Business, Yahoo!News, Congressional Quarterly and dozens of newspapers throughout the United States.
Dr. Jacques holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University.


Present Boynton D. Murch Chair in Finance, Baldwin-Wallace College

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

bank regulatory capital standards and risk management

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Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who in America, 2010

Contact Information

phone: (440) 826-6529
fax: (440) 826-3868


1988 Basel Accord (3)

Revised Basel Accord (3)

prompt corrective action (2)

Failed banks, resolution, and systemic risk (2)

National Public Radio (NPR) appearances (both local and national) (33)