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Professor Emeritus of Economics and BB&T Scholar, Clemson University

Gerald P. Dwyer is Professor Emeritus of Economics and BB&T Scholar at Clemson University. Prior to his appointment at Clemson as a Professor and BB&T Scholar, he was the founding Director of the Center for Financial Innovation and Stability and a Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Dr. Dwyer has been a faculty member at Texas A&M University, Emory University and the University of Houston. He is a Research Associate at the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis at Australian National University and a Senior Fellow of the American Institute for Economic Research. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, St. Louis and Minneapolis and at the University of Cambridge as well as an adjunct faculty member at Trinity College Dublin and the University of Carlos III in Madrid.
Dr. Dwyer’s recent research is on financial innovation, especially digital currencies, and financial crises and regulation. His research has appeared in leading economics and finance journals, publications by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and St. Louis, and books. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Financial Stability and Finance Research Letters. He is a past President and member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Private Enterprise Education. He also was a founding member of the Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, an organization which he served as President and as Treasurer and which honored him by creating the Gerald P. Dwyer Prize in Financial Econometrics.


  • –present
    Professor of Economics, Clemson University