Archive: December 2021

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Cameron Polo

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate student at Duke University, Cameron Polo studies economics, finance, and psychology. For 2019-2020, he worked on data analysis and website development. Polo is interested in the secondary mortgage market and the role that mortgage-related securitized products and asset classes played in magnifying the global financial crisis.

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Maria Paz Rios

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate student at Duke University, Maria Paz Rios studies mathematics, history, and music. She works on oral histories. Maria is interested in the intersection between law and finance, especially within the context of the run-up to the global financial crisis.

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Patrick Rochelle

Posted on December 28, 2021

A graduate student at Duke University, Patrick Rochelle is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the Sanford School of Public Policy. He contributes to and co-leads the Oral History team. Patrick is particularly interested in how the work of local advocacy organizations, non-profits, and community leaders influenced the state and federal government’s response to Continue Reading »

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Jessie Xu

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate at Duke University, Jessie Xu studies public policy and economics. She works 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 is interested in pursuing a career in banking regulation and consumer financial Continue Reading »

Callie Naughton - Callie Naughton

Callie Naughton

Posted on December 28, 2021

A graduate student at Duke University, Callie Naughton is a Master of Public Policy Candidate and a Master of Business Administration candidate. For 2019-2020, she served as a oral history sub-team lead. Naughton is interested in consumer financial protection and how markets distribute financial risk.

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Hayley Lawrence

Posted on December 28, 2021

Hayley Lawrence is a JD/LLM candidate at the Duke University School of Law. She received her BA in public policy from the University of Virginia in 2016. She works on legislative analysis, and she is writing an academic paper about comparative consumer protection policy in the years preceding the 2008 Financial Crisis. Lawrence is passionate Continue Reading »

Kate Coulter - Kate Coulter

Kate Coulter

Posted on December 28, 2021

A graduate student at Duke University, Kate Coulter is a Master of Interdisciplinary Data Science candidate. Kate was the project manager for 2019-2020 and served as a data analysis lead and marketing team member. Kate is interested in analyzing the media’s role in how the global financial crisis is remembered today.

Sarah Zhao - Sarah Zhao

Sarah Zhao

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate student at Duke University, Sarah Zhao is pursuing a double major in Mathematics and Economics with a Finance Concentration. She contributes to the Business Analysis team and leads 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 »

Malena Lopez Sotelo - Malena Lopez-Sotelo

Malena Lopez-Sotelo

Posted on December 28, 2021

A graduate student at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Malena Lopez-Sotelo is completing the MBA program with concentrations in Finance and Marketing Analysis and Strategy. She contributes to the Data Analysis and Oral History teams. She is working on data analysis and visualization efforts that delve deeper into state mortgage market dynamics as well Continue Reading »

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Michael Dymond

Posted on December 28, 2021

An MBA student at Duke University, Michael Dymond is completing his MBA degree with a focus in economics and finance. He contributes to the Data Analysis and Business Analysis teams. Michael is working on projects including case studies on banks that faltered during the financial crisis and text analytics on the trove of oral history Continue Reading »

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Jett Hollister

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate student at Duke University, Jett Hollister studies electrical/computer engineering and computer science. Within the APL team, he works on data analysis and management. Hollister is interested in how the language of economists and financial pundits reflected the depreciation of the subprime mortgage market.