Angelina Nikitenko Christie

Financial Economist

Angelina Nikitenko Christie

Retail Credit Risk Analysis Division

(202) 649-5514

Angelina N. Christie is a Financial Economist of the Retail Credit Risk Analysis Division within the Economics department at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Dr. Christie provides quantitative modeling support to national bank examiners in Dodd-Frank Act stress-testing (DFAST) and Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL).

Prior to joining the OCC in 2015, Dr. Christie was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Catholic University of America. Previously she had taught at George Mason University, Marymount, and James Madison University. Dr. Christie earned her Ph.D. from George Mason University where she pursued experimental economics at the Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science.

Dr. Christie's primary research method is experimental economics employing laboratory experiments to study individual and market behavior. Her research interests include market participants' behavior under asymmetric information in financial markets; behavioral and institutional causes of financial crisis and the role of ethics, religion, and culture in motivating human behavior and action.

  1. (2018, forthcoming in Review of Behavioral Finance) “Financing and Signaling Decisions under Asymmetric Information: an Experimental Study.” With D. Houser
  2. (2016) “Ethics and Advances in Economic Science: the Role of Two Norms.” With D. Houser and J. Chen. Oxford University Press Handbook on Economic Professional Ethics, ed. George DeMartino and D. McClosky.
  3. (2013). Asymmetric Information and Bank Lending: The Role of Formal and Informal Institutions (A Survey of Laboratory Research). Research in Experimental Economics, 16, 5-30.
  4. (2013) “From Experimental Economics toward Integral Human Rationality.” Journal of Markets and Morality, vol 16 (1) pp. 37-51.
  1. (2018) “On Religion, Lying, and Social Preferences.”
  2. (2018) “The Role of Monitoring in bank lending and risk-taking.”
  3. (2018) “Performance Incentives and Fraud in banking and finance.”