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Jeremiah Richey

Senior Financial Economist

Retail Credit Risk Analysis Division

Jeremiah Richey is a senior financial economist in the Retail Credit Risk Analysis Division within Supervision Risk & Analysis at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

Dr. Richey's current research interests include empirical credit risk modeling, labor economics, applied econometrics, and machine learning. Before joining the OCC in 2016, Dr. Richey was an assistant professor of economics at Kyungpook National University in South Korea. He holds a doctorate in economics from Iowa State University and an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Greensboro College.

Some of Dr. Richey’s research can be found here.

  1. “Decomposing Joint Distributions via Reweighting Functions: An Application to Intergenerational Economic Mobility" with Alicia Rosburg, Econometric Reviews (forthcoming)
  2. “Decomposing Economic Mobility Transition Matrices" with Alicia Rosburg, Journal of Applied Econometrics (2018), 33, 1, 91-108.
  3. Richey, Jeremiah and Alicia Rosburg (2016), "Changing Roles of Ability and Education in U.S. Intergenerational Mobility," Economic Inquiry, 5(1), 187-201.
  4. Richey, Jeremiah (2016), "An Odd Couple: Monotone Instrumental Variables and Binary Treatments," Econometric Reviews, 35(6), 1099-1110.
  5. Richey, Jeremiah (2015), "Shackled Labor Markets: Bounding the Causal Effects of Criminal Convictions in the U.S.," International Review of Law and Economics, 41, 17-24.
  6. Richey, Jeremiah (2015), "Heterogeneous Trends in U.S. Teacher Quality 1980-2010," Education Economics, 23, 645-659.
  7. Richey, Jeremiah (2014), "The Effect of Youth Labor Market Experience on Adult Earnings," Journal of Economic Development, 39(1), 47-61.

  1. Richey, Jeremiah and Nikolas Tromp (2016), "Decomposing Black-White Wage Gaps Across Distributions in 1990 vs. 2011"