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Ken Ueda

Senior Financial Economist

Retail Credit Risk Analysis Division

Ken Ueda 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. Ueda’s current research interests include fintech, credit card analysis, labor economics, urban economics, and applied econometrics. Before joining the OCC in 2018, Dr. Ueda was a postdoctoral researcher of economics at the National University of Singapore. He holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Maryland-College Park and a BA in mathematics and economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ken’s research can be found here.

  1. Ham, John C., and Ken Ueda (2021). “The Employment Impact of the Provision of Public Health Insurance A Further Examination of the Effect of the 2005 TennCare Contradiction,” Journal of Labor Economics, 39(S1), S199-S238.
  2. Hyatt, Henry, Erika McEntarfer, Ken Ueda, and Alexandria Zhang (2018). "Interstate Migration and Employer-to-Employer Transitions in the United States: New Evidence From Administrative Records Data," Demography, 55 (6), 2161-2180.
  3. Ueda, Ken (2019). "How Do Local Labor Markets and Human Capital Affect Employment Outcomes after Job Loss?" Southern Economic Journal, 86, 548-572.

  1. Ueda, Ken, Yan Zhang, Xinlei Zhao (2021). “Fintech Firms’ Pricing Strategies: Evidence from the Unsecured Personal Loan Market”
  2. Johansson, Per and Ken Ueda (2020). “Exploring the Relation between Immigrants and Native workers: New Evidence using Firms, Occupations, and Employment Flows”