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Leigh-Ann Wilkins is an economic outreach associate in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. She speaks to business and financial leaders throughout the Third District about local business conditions, macroeconomic trends, and monetary policy.
Her own research interests include regional economic trends, consumer credit risk, and applied behavioral economics. She is currently studying aggregate fluctuations in credit scores over the business cycle.
Prior to joining the Research Department, Wilkins worked as a quantitative analyst in the Bank’s Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Department, where she analyzed emerging risks in retail credit portfolios.
Wilkins has a master’s degree in applied economics from Drexel University and dual bachelor’s degrees in economics and psychology from West Virginia University.