Selina Chu was an undergraduate student at Duke University majoring in economics and sociology. She worked in the Business Analysis team and conducted a case study on the mortgage company First Franklin. Selina researched the impact of the promulgation and preemption of the Georgia Fair Lending Act on the development of First Franklin and the Continue Reading »
Cameron DeChurch joined the American Predatory Lending team due to the subject being at the intersection of economics and history. He enjoyed learning about the 2008 Housing Crisis and employing different types of analytical methods to uncover the causes and effects of the crisis. In the fall 2021 semester, Cameron worked on a business case Continue Reading »
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Raghav Rasal studied economics with minors in Chinese and statistics. He contributed to the business analysis and policy analysis teams. He worked on an executive summary highlighting North Carolina’s mortgage legislations prior to and post the subprime crisis. Raghav grew up in 4 countries and speaks 5 languages.
Carolyn Chen was an undergraduate student at Duke University. She studied computer science, concentrating in data science. She contributed to the oral history and business analysis teams. She conducted interviews for the team’s oral history archive and worked on the team’s case studies of various financial institutions in the run-up to the crisis.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Charlie Zong studied philosophy with a certificate in policy, journalism, and media studies. For 2019-2020, he contributed to the legislative analysis and oral history teams. For 2020-2021, he contributed to the business analysis and technology teams. He worked on a project to analyze differing definitions of “predatory lending” Continue Reading »
As an undergraduate at Duke University, Jessie Xu studied public policy and economics. She worked on data analysis of the business perspective toward the crisis, and a legislative analysis focused on the 1999 Anti-Predatory Lending Law. As a result of joining the team, Jessie was interested in pursuing a career in banking regulation and consumer Continue Reading »
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Darielle Engilman studied public policy and religious studies with a minor in economics. She contributed to the oral history and business analysis teams. She worked on a case study of Long Beach Mortgage Corporation.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, William Zhao studied economics with a concentration in financial economics and mathematics. He contributed to the data analysis and business analysis teams, and he studied the evolution of mortgage underwriting and the state-level mortgage markets.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Sarah Zhao pursued a double major in mathematics and economics with a finance concentration. She contributed to the business analysis team and led the marketing sub-team. She worked on a subset of evolution of mortgage lending examining the progression of lending rates through time and their role in Continue Reading »
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Jake Satisky majored in Public Policy and minored in Political Science. He contributed to the business analysis and editing teams. He primarily worked on the Colonial Bank case study. As part of his first-grade talent show, he named all the presidents in reverse order.
As an MBA student at Duke University, Michael Dymond completed his MBA degree with a focus in economics and finance. He contributed to the data analysis and business analysis teams. Michael worked on projects including case studies on banks that faltered during the financial crisis and text analytics on the trove of oral history materials Continue Reading »