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 student at Duke University, Justina Zou studied statistical science and computer science. From 2019-2020, she worked on the data analysis team and website development. Zou was interested in how data can be used to generate insights in policy making and regulatory efforts.
As an undergraduate at Duke University, Ahana Sen studied mathematics and computer science. From 2019-2020, she worked on the data analysis and web development teams. She was interested in the way that data can be combined with personal narratives to provide clarity to complicated concepts like predatory lending.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Cameron Polo studied economics, finance, and psychology. From 2019-2020, he worked on data analysis and website development. Polo was interested in the secondary mortgage market and the role that mortgage-related securitized products and asset classes played in magnifying the global financial crisis.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Collins Abanda studied computer science with a minor in cultural anthropology. Within the APL team, Collins worked on data analysis and web development. Specifically, his work focused on drilling down to individual county and census tract-level data to assess trends in lending across regions given certain characteristics of Continue Reading »
Sean Nguyen was an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He worked on legislation analyses and oral histories. Nguyen was interested in the secondary mortgage market, and how our financial lending system can be made more inclusive to all Americans.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Joseph Edwards studied economics and computer science. Within the APL team, he worked on data analysis and technology teams. Edwards was interested in using data to tell a story that is bolstered by first-person testimonials.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Andrew Carlins studied economics, history and ethics. Within the APL team, he worked 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.
As an undergraduate student at Duke University, Jett Hollister studied electrical/computer engineering and computer science. Within the American Predatory Lending team, he worked on data analysis and management. Hollister was interested in how the language of economists and financial pundits reflected the depreciation of the subprime mortgage market.