Financial Literacy Seminar Series

April 19, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Seminar II | Household Financial Behavior: What Banking Data Can Tell Us, If We Ask

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Fiona Greig

Director of Consumer Research, JPMorgan Chase Institute

Amar Hamoudi

Senior Consumer Researcher, JPMorgan Chase Institute


George Washington University School of Business
Duquès Hall, Room 652
2201 G Street NW
(main entrance on 22nd Street between G and H Streets)

Bio: Fiona Greig

Fiona Greig is the Director of Consumer Research for the JPMorgan Chase Institute. Previously, Fiona served as the Deputy Budget Director for the City of Philadelphia from 2012 through 2014 and as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to that, Fiona was a consultant at McKinsey & Company for five years, consulting public and social sector clients on strategy, operations and economic development.

In 2009 Fiona started and ran Bank on DC, a financial inclusion program for the District of Columbia. She has published on economic and public health topics in journals such as the American Economic Review and AIDS and Behavior. Fiona was named a Rising Talent by The Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society. She holds a B.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University.

Bio: Amar Hamoudi

Amar Hamoudi is a Senior Researcher within the Consumer research vertical at the JPMorgan Chase Institute. Prior to joining JPMCI, he was Head of Pricing and Acquisition Modeling at OnDeck Capital, the leading alternative small business lender in the United States. Prior to serving at OnDeck, Amar spent 15 years in academic research on family economics, family demography, and consumer behavior. His most recent academic appointment was Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. As a faculty member, he taught and researched topics in strategic policy design, microeconomics, econometrics, and demography.
Amar earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University, a Masters’ Degree in International Development (MPAID) from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and a PhD in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.