Dr. Brian Langrin

Dr. Brian Langrin is Head of the Financial Stability Department at the Bank of Jamaica and serves as a Regional Director (Caribbean) for the Global Association of Risk Professionals.

Dr. Langrin has been working extensively on financial risk modelling and measurement as well as areas related to financial system stability. He has published articles in international scholarly journals and has been an invited presenter in a number of risk management conferences and workshops internationally.

Dr Langrin has also lectured in the MSc. Degree programme at the Department of Economics, University of the West Indies, Mona, and in the MBA programme at the Mona School of Business.

Dr. Langrin holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Penn State University as well as MSc. and BSc. Degrees in Economics from the University of the West Indies, Mona.

Recent Publications and Presentations

¨Measuring the Effects of Concentration and Risk on Bank Returns: Evidence from a Panel of Individual Loan Portfolios in Jamaica¨ BUSINESS, FINANCE & ECONOMICS IN EMERGING ECONOMIES (Forthcoming), R. Brian Langrin & Kirsten Roach

Testing for Competition in the Jamaican Banking Sector: Evidence From Bank Level Data,” Southwestern Journal of Economics, March 2004, Vol. VI, No.1. (co-author Denvil Duncan).