Allan Mendelowitz

Actus Financial Research Foundation

Allan I. Mendelowitz is President of the ACTUS Financial Research Foundation.

The ACTUS Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to creating and promoting an open-source algorithmic financial contract standard that can increase financial transparency and enable current and forward-looking analysis.  Over the course of his career, he has held a number of senior executive positions in the U.S. government.  In his most recent assignment, he served as Chairman of the Federal Housing Finance Board, the prudential regulator of the Federal Home Loan Bank system.

Previous positions included service as the Executive Director of the Congressional Trade Deficit Review Commission, Executive Vice President of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, and Managing Director for International Trade and Finance at the U.S. GAO.  Earlier in his career he was an Economic Policy Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

He has published articles in scholarly journals and popular publications, lectured widely in the United States and abroad on economic and financial topics, and testified as an expert witness before the U.S. Congress more than 145 times.

His education includes economics degrees from Columbia University (A.B.) and Northwestern University (Ph.D.).

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