Ron Borzekowski Lunch Seminar

Lunch Seminar with Ron Borzekowski, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

New Data for Research into Consumer Finance Policy

Thursday, November 29, 2018

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM




Borzekowski discussed the importance of empirical findings in consumer finance research. He presented some innovative data being developed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (where he is currently the Assistant Director for Research), including data on the mortgage market.

Ron Borzekowski has worked at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since early 2011 and is currently the Assistant Director for Research. In this role, he directs the office as it supports the policy and research functions of the Bureau. Borzekowski previously served as Deputy Research Director for the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission and as a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board. His own research examines consumer financial services; developments in the payments industry (most notably the rapid rise of debit card use in the U.S); the adoption and impact of new technologies; and the strategic interactions among financial institutions. He received an MPP from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a PhD in economics from Stanford University.