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About Jesse Leary

Jesse Leary is an economist and the Section Chief of the Consumer and Household Research and Policy group in the Office of Research at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. His fields of interest include consumer finance and law and economics. Before joining the Office of Research, he served as an Economist, Deputy Assistant Director, and Assistant Director at the Federal Trade Commission. He holds a B.A. in economics from Amherst College and a Ph.D. in labor economics from Cornell University.


Present Ph.D. in labor economics, Cornell University, Education
Present B.A. in economics, Amherst College, Education
Present Section Chief, Consumer and Household Research and Policy, Office of Research, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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