Dr. Blanco on Racial/Ethnic Gap in Bank Account Ownership

October 30, 2017  | 1 min read


Dr. Luisa Blanco, associate professor of public policy, presented "Understanding the Racial/Ethnic Gap in Bank Account Ownership among Older Adults," on a panel on economic inclusion at the 7th Annual FDIC Consumer Research Symposium in Arlington, Virginia, on October 13, 2017. View conference program here.

Blanco is an economist specializing in economic development and international economics, with a focus on the Latin American region. At Pepperdine, Blanco teaches the core course on Macroeconomic Policy and other courses related to the economics specialization, such as Global Economics and Latin American Economic Development. Blanco received a BA and MBA from Midwestern State University and a PhD from the University of Oklahoma.