W. Blake Marsh

W. Blake Marsh

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, Missouri


Blake Marsh is an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He joined the Banking Research department in July 2016. His research areas are commercial bank regulation and financial intermediation. His current research examines commercial real estate lending, syndicated corporate lending, and financial innovation. Mr. Marsh holds a B.A. in economics from The George Washington University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from American University. He previously held positions at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and in the mortgage industry.

Professional Journals and Books

  • "Assessing Targeted Macroprudential Financial Regulation: The Case of the 2006 Commercial Real Estate Guidance for Banks"
    with William F. Bassett, 2017. Journal of Financial Stability, 30, pp. 209-228.

Economic Review Articles

Research Working Papers

Economic Bulletin (formerly "The Macro Bulletin")

The Macro Bulletin