Julie SiwickiCED Adviser
BiographyJulie Siwicki is an adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's community and economic development (CED) team. She specializes in qualitative research design and execution, with particular interest in understanding the links between household finance, community, and poverty. She joins the Atlanta Fed from the Aspen Institute's Financial Security Program where she launched its consumer insights research initiative. Previously, she spent seven years with the U.S. Financial Diaries project to collect and analyze detailed economic data from 235 families across the country. Siwicki has also worked at microfinance organizations in both the United States and Mali, helping to develop their infrastructures. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and development from Brown University and a master’s degree in public policy and administration from New York University.