Jesse Leigh Maniff
Jesse Leigh Maniff is a Payments System Research Specialist in the Payment Strategies Division at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Jesse received an A.B. in public policy from Brown University and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as a contributing editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. Her research focuses on digital currencies and their underlying technologies, consumer protection and antitrust concerns in financial services, and empirical legal studies.
Economic Review Articles
- "Banking on Distributed Ledger Technology: Can It Help Banks Address Financial Inclusion?"
with W. Blake Marsh, Third Quarter 2017
- "Data Breach Notification Laws"
with Richard J. Sullivan, First Quarter 2016
Research Working Papers
- "Driver of Choice? The Cost of Financial Products for Unbanked Consumers"
with Fumiko Hayashi and Josh Hanson, RWP 15-15
- "How Did We Get Here? From Observing Private Currencies to Exploring Central Bank Digital Currency"
PSR Briefing, February 2020
- "Competition and Coordination: The Card Network Balancing Act"
PSR Briefing, March 2017
- "Change is Coming: What the EMV Migration May Mean for Payments Innovation"
with Terri Bradford, PSR Briefing, April 2015
- "Interchange Fees and Network Rules: A Shift from Antitrust Litigation to Regulatory Measures in Various Countries"
with Fumiko Hayashi, PSR Briefing, October 2014
- "At the New York Fed: Research Conference on FinTech"
with Alan Basmajian, Brad Groarke, Vanessa Kargenian, Kimberley Liao, Erika Ota-Liedtke, and Asani Sarkar, Liberty Street Economics, July 2019