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Jeffrey Weinstein

Senior Financial Economist
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Last Updated: January 12, 2022
Jeffrey Weinstein

Jeffrey Weinstein is a Senior Financial Economist in the Center for Financial Research at the FDIC. His research interests include consumer finance, economics of education, public economics, and urban economics. Since joining the FDIC in 2014, Jeffrey has worked on economic inclusion research projects, including the biennial FDIC Survey of Household Use of Banking and Financial Services. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Syracuse University. Jeffrey received a PhD in Economics from Yale University in 2008.


Goodstein, Ryan M., Alicia Lloro, Sherrie L. W. Rhine, and Jeffrey M. Weinstein. 2021. What Accounts for Racial and Ethnic Differences in Credit Use? Journal of Consumer Affairs, 55(2), 389-416.

Weinstein, Jeffrey M. 2016. The Impact of School Racial Compositions on Neighborhood Racial Compositions: Evidence from School Redistricting. Economic Inquiry, 54(3), 1365-1382.

Cortes, Kalena E., Wael S. Moussa, and Jeffrey M. Weinstein. 2013. Educating Bright Students in Urban Schools. Economics of Education Review, 37, 286-297.

Hastings, Justine S., and Jeffrey M. Weinstein. 2008. Information, School Choice, and Academic Achievement: Evidence from Two Experiments. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 123(4), 1373-1414.

Hastings, Justine S., Thomas J. Kane, Douglas O. Staiger, and Jeffrey M. Weinstein. 2007. The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation. Journal of Public Economics, 91(5-6), 915-937.

Working Papers

Cortes, Kalena E., Wael S. Moussa, and Jeffrey M. Weinstein. Making the Grade: The Impact of Classroom Behavior on Academic Achievement.