Patricia C. Mosser is a Senior Research Scholar and Senior Fellow at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and Director of the Initiative on Central Banking and Financial Policy.  Previously, Mosser was head of the Research and Analysis Center at the Office of Financial Research, U.S. Treasury Department.  Mosser spent over 20 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where she was a senior manager at the Fed’s open market desk overseeing market analysis, monetary policy implementation including many crisis-related facilities, foreign exchange operations, and analysis of financial stability and reform. She previously served as an economist and manager in the New York Fed Research Department and as an assistant professor in the Economics Department at Columbia.  Mosser has written on monetary policy and financial stability topics including crisis policy tools, the monetary transmission mechanism, and financial reform. She was previously a member of the Deputies Committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), the Board of the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) and numerous international central banking and financial policy committees. She received a BA from Wellesley College, an MSc with distinction from the LSE, and a PhD in economics from MIT.

Research & Publications

February 2016|Rethinking the Central Bank’s Mandate, Sveriges Riksbank Economic Review|Patricia Mosser
February 2016|Housing Finance Reform Incubator, Housing Finance Policy Center, The Urban Institute|Patricia Mosser
July 2013|with Joseph Tracy and Joshua Wright, Staff Reports #644, Federal Reserve Bank of New York|Patricia Mosser, Joseph Tracy, Joshua Wrigh

The Capital Structure and Governance of a Mortgage Security Utility

July 2011|with T. Dechario et. al. in the American Mortgage System Crisis and Reform|Patricia Mosser, T. Dechario

A Private Lender Cooperative Utility Model for Residential Mortgage Finance