Jane Dokko

Vice President (May 2023 – On Leave)

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Jane Dokko


Jane Dokko is the vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s community development and policy studies division. In this role, she leads research and community engagement to create opportunity and improve economic outcomes for low- and moderate-income people and places. During the Obama Administration, Dokko was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Economics at the U.S. Treasury Department and a senior economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers. In this work, she was a leader in the development of housing finance policy, the fiduciary rule, and infrastructure policy. She has also worked at the International Monetary Fund, Brookings Institution, and Federal Reserve Board. Dokko is the author of widely-cited academic journal articles, policy briefs, and general interest publications, and her work has been frequently covered in the mainstream media. Her expertise spans housing finance, consumer finance, retirement security, and financial regulation. She received a bachelor's in economics from Haverford College and a master's and PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.

Bank Publications


Jane Dokko, Brianna Smith | 2023 | May

Chicago Fed Insights

Jane Dokko, Jung Sakong | 2020 | September

Chicago Fed Letter

Gene Amromin, Jane Dokko, Karen Dynan | 2020 | No. 443 | June Download

Working papers

Working Papers

Jane Dokko, Benjamin J. Keys, Lindsay E. Relihan | 2019 | No. 2019-01 Download
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