George Shoukry is a Senior Economist at the FDIC Center for Financial Research in the Division of Insurance and Research. He is currently interested in the design of regulations, including deposit insurance pricing, and in how banks change their behavior in response to regulatory shocks. More broadly, he is interested in empirical and theoretical aspects of design and has done research in the areas of mechanism design and crime. In addition, he has worked on the development of models that use machine learning tools to monitor and forecast banks' health. He joined the FDIC in June 2014 after receiving his PhD and MS in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.