Faculty

Rod Garratt

Maxwell C. and Mary Pellish Chair, Professor of Economics
Email:
rod.garratt@ucsb.edu
Office:
North Hall 3046
Current Research:
Economic theory, behavioral economics, monetary theory.

About Rod Garratt

Rod Garratt holds the Maxwell C. and Mary Pellish Chair in Economics at the University of California Santa Barbara. He is currently serving as a Technical Advisor at the Bank for International Settlements. He is best known for his contributions to auction theory and his work on strategic incentives in payment systems. He was a Research Advisor at the Bank of England from 2009 to 2010 and was a Vice President in the Money and Payments Studies division of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 2013 to 2015. During his time at the FRBNY he co-led the Virtual Currency Working Group for the Federal Reserve System. Garratt received his undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo and his Ph.D. from Cornell University. He has published in the top economics journals including Econometrica, the American Economic Review and the Journal of Political Economy. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures, the Journal of Network Theory in Finance and the Journal of Public Economic Theory, and he is an Advisory Board member of R3.