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Tess C. Scharlemann

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, U.C. San Diego, 2015
  • A.B., Economics, Princeton University, 2003
Current Research Topics
  • Mortgage performance, access to credit, household
  • financial decision-making
  • Research Assistant

    Council of Economic Advisers

    2003 - 2005
  • Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Economic Policy

    Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Department

    2008 - 2009
  • Economist

    Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Department

    2009 - 2014
  • Senior Researcher

    Office of Financial Research, U.S. Treasury Department

    2014 - 2018
  • Acting Associate Director, Financial Institutions and Risk Management

    Office of Financial Research, U.S. Treasury Department

    2017 - 2018
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2018 - present
  • Intermediation Frictions in Debt Relief: Evidence from CARES Act Forbearance
    You Suk Kim, Donghoon Lee, Tess Scharlemann, and James Vickery
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2022)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2022.017
  • Household Financial Decision-Making After Natural Disasters: Evidence from Hurricane Harvey
    Alejandro del Valle, Therese Scharlemann, and Stephen Shore
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2022)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2022.015
  • The Effect of Mortgage Forbearance on House Prices During COVID-19
    Elliot Anenberg and Tess Scharlemann
    FEDS Notes (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2872
  • The Effect of Negative Equity on Mortgage Default: Evidence from HAMP's Principal Reduction Alternative
    Therese C. Scharlemann and Stephen H. Shore
    Review of Financial Studies (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhw034
  • The HAMP NPV Model: Development and Early Performance
    Steve Holden, Austin Kelly, Douglas McManus, Therese Scharlemann, Ryan Singer, and John D. Worth
    Real Estate Economics (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6229.2012.00351.x
Last update: June 30, 2022