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Armela Mancellari is a financial economist in the Compliance Risk Analysis Division within Supervision Risk & Analysis at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Dr. Mancellari joined the OCC in 2021. Her research examines the impact of labor market policies on firms’ economic activity. She is also interested in understanding the real effects of money laundering, the impact of laws and regulations that promote financial inclusion, as well as the fair lending implications of automating lending decisions. Prior to joining the OCC, she held various private and public sector positions, including as U.K. Economist at Barclays Capital in London, U.K, Economist at the International Growth Centre in London, U.K, and Researcher at the Bank of Albania. Dr. Mancellari received her Ph.D. in Economics from the Pennsylvania State University in 2021 and an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2012.
Armela’s research can be found here.