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About Alycia Chin

Alycia Chin is a research scientist in the Office of Research at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Her research focuses on how psychological factors influence consumers’ financial behavior. Specifically, her recent work examines the efficacy of disclosures for consumer financial products, adults’ expectations about their future health and financial outcomes, and how moral judgments of debtors are related to consumer bankruptcy filings. Chin was previously a research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC, where she contributed to research on residential real estate values, money market funds, and the Great Depression. She holds a B.A. in Economics and Politics, magna cum laude, from Scripps College and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Behavioral Decision Research from Carnegie Mellon University.


Present Faculty Member, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


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