Peter Zimmerman is a research economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. His research interests are in financial market infrastructure and banking. Recently, he has focused on fintech and issues around cryptocurrencies as payments instruments.
Prior to joining the Bank in 2020, Dr. Zimmerman was a senior economist at the Bank of England. He worked on research and policy issues around the Basel 3 banking reforms, payments systems, shadow banking, and macroprudential policy.
Dr. Zimmerman received his PhD in financial economics from Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. He holds a BA in mathematics from the University of Cambridge, and an MSc in economics from Trinity College Dublin.
“Centralized Netting in Financial Networks.” With Rodney Garratt. Journal of Banking & Finance, 2020.
“A Mechanism for LIBOR.” With Brian Coulter and Joel Shapiro. Review of Finance, 2018.
“Identification of Over and Under Provision of Liquidity in Real-Time Payment Systems.” With Edward Denbee and Rodney Garratt. Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures, 2015.
- “The Role of Counterparty Risk in CHAPS Following the Collapse of Lehman Brothers.” With Evangelos Benos and Rodney Garratt. International Journal of Central Banking, 2014.