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Alireza Ebrahim

Senior Financial Economist

Commercial Credit Risk Analysis Division

Dr. Alireza Ebrahim is a Senior Financial Economist in the Commercial Credit Risk Analysis Division within Supervision Risk and Analysis of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). His practice in risk modeling and management is primarily focused on operational risk, credit risk, Model Risk Management, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning. Dr. Ebrahim's research interests include banking, risk management, risk modeling, corporate governance, and corporate finance.

Dr. Ebrahim joined the OCC in 2011 as a Financial Economist in the Enterprise Risk Analysis Division. He holds a doctorate degree in Finance from University of Tennessee and a master's degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Ebrahim’s research papers can be found here.

  1. Clark, Brian and Alireza Ebrahim (2022). “Risk Shifting and Regulatory Arbitrage: Evidence from Operational Risk,” Journal of Financial Stability, 100965.
  2. Zhongdong Chen and Alireza Ebrahim (2018). “Turnover threat and CEO risk-taking behavior in the banking industry,” Journal of Banking and Finance 96, 87-105.

  1. Sebastian Bautista, Alireza Ebrahim, and Natalya Schenck (2020). "Bank Charter Values and Operational Risk."
  2. Alireza Ebrahim and Natalya Schenck (2020). "Corporate Culture and Bank Risk Management."