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John D. Feldmann
Senior Fellow / Ethics and Political Economy

John Feldmann is focused on political and economic risk and analysis.

Since receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1986, Dr. Feldmann has provided political and policy consulting services to private and public sector clients. From 1986 to 1993 his work included a period in government service as Director for Policy for a US Senator and four years in a ‘family office’ private investment firm. Between 1994 and 1999, Dr. Feldmann directed the activities of a research organization dedicated to undertaking studies on economics and political reform in the emerging markets. Most recently, from 1999 to 2005, he was a Principal at Fiscal Analytics, Ltd, a policy consulting firm offering fiscal and public budget research services to corporate and municipal clients. Prior to receiving his doctoral degree in 1986, Dr. Feldmann practiced tax law and worked in trust banking for six years, starting as head of the Tax Department and last serving as Vice-President of Corporate Services and member of the Trust Investment Committee.

In addition to his doctoral work at the University of Virginia and Notre Dame University in religious studies and political economic theory, his educational background includes a J.D. from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.


Advisory Board

Randal K. Quarles

William R. Rhodes

Eduardo Aninat, Ph.D.

Sheila Bair

Senator Bill Bradley

Joyce Chang

M. Shafik Gabr

Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA

Henry Kaufman, Ph.D.

Barbara G. Novick

Guillermo Ortiz, Ph.D.

Richard L. Sandor, Ph.D., Dr. Sc.h.c.

Myron S. Scholes, Ph.D.

The Honorable Carole L. Brookins (2010-20)

Judge Richard A. Posner (2010-20)


Sheila Bair
Advisory Board Member and Senior Fellow

William A. Barnett
Director / Advances in Monetary and Financial Measurement

David Beers
Senior Fellow / Sovereign Risk Analysis and Policy

Bradley J. Bondi
Senior Fellow / Legal Studies

Kevin R. Brock
Senior Fellow / Cybersecurity Strategy

Alvin Chua
Senior Advisor

Stephen Dizard
Special Counselor

John D. Feldmann
Senior Fellow

Kate Flanagan
Senior Fellow / Consumer Finance

Peter Flocos, Esq. (Trustee)
Managing Director, Policy and Regulation

Patricia Wilson Fridley
Senior Advisor

Diane B. Glossman
Senior Fellow / Financial Institutions

Lawrence Goodman
President and Founder

Steve H. Hanke
Special Counselor

Steven Lofchie
Senior Fellow / Legal Studies

Robin L. Lumsdaine
Senior Fellow / International Finance

Jack Malvey
Special Counselor

David X Martin
Special Counselor

Ryan Scott Mattson
Research Associate

Nicholas Sargen
Senior Fellow / Global Markets and Investment Management

Charles Schott
Senior Advisor

Kurt Schuler
Senior Fellow / Financial History

Liting Su
Research Associate

Jeff van den Noort
Chief Technology Officer

Yubo Wang
Senior Fellow / Financial Markets