Angelina Nikitenko Christie
Angelina N. Christie is a Financial Economist of the Enterprise 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.