Archive: December 2021

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Charlie Zong

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate student at Duke University, Charlie Zong studies 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 contributes to the business analysis and technology teams. He is working on a project to analyze differing definitions of “predatory lending” Continue Reading »

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Justina Zou

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate student at Duke University, Justina Zou studies Statistical Science and Computer Science. For 2019-2020, she worked on data analysis and website development. Zou is interested in how data can be used to generate insights in policy making and regulatory efforts.

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Ahana Sen

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate at Duke University, Ahana Sen studies mathematics and computer science. For 2019-2020, she worked on the data analysis and web development teams. She is interested in the way that data can be combined with personal narratives to provide clarity to complicated concepts like predatory lending.

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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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Collins Abanda

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate student at Duke University, Collins Abanda studies computer science with a minor in cultural anthropology. Within the APL team, Collins works on data analysis and web development. Specifically, his work focuses on drilling down to individual county and census tract-level data to assess trends in lending across regions given certain characteristics of borrowers.

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Sean Nguyen

Posted on December 28, 2021

Sean Nguyen is an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He works on legislation analyses and oral histories. Nguyen is interested in the secondary mortgage market, and how our financial lending system can be made more inclusive to all Americans.

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Joseph Edwards

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate student at Duke University, Joseph Edwards studies economics and computer science. Within the APL team, he works on data analysis and technology teams. Edwards is interested in using data to tell a story that is bolstered by first person testimonials.

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Andrew Carlins

Posted on December 28, 2021

An undergraduate student at Duke University, Andrew Carlins studies economics, history and ethics. Within the APL team, he works on oral history and website development. Carlins is interested in using storytelling as a tool to record history and create dialogue relating to financial systems.

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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.