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Anna Tranfaglia

Community Development Research Analyst

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Anna Tranfaglia joined the Community Development and Regional Outreach (CDRO) Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in September 2018. Before joining CDRO, she held other positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Her research interests include applied spatial econometrics; financial inclusion, focusing on access to formal financial institutions; housing finance; and economics of gender.

Tranfaglia is pursuing a Ph.D. in economics at Temple University. She has an M.A. in economics from American University and a B.S. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh.

Fields of Interest

  • Financial inclusion
  • Economics of gender
  • Applied spatial econometrics

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Articles in Refereed Journals

  • “Are Central Cities Poor and Non-White?” with Jenny Schuetz, Jeff Larrimore, Ellen A. Merry, Barbara J. Robles, and Arturo Gonzales, Journal of Housing Economics, 40 (2018), 83–94