Amy Higgins |

Research Analyst

Amy Higgins, Research Analyst

Amy Higgins is a research analyst in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Her primary interests include microeconomics, regional, urban, and development economics, labor economics, econometrics, and learning how to apply linear, nonlinear, and dynamic programming, and stochastic modeling to economics.

Ms. Higgins earned a BS in economics and applied mathematics from the University of Akron and a Master’s of Science in management in operations research and supply chain management from Case Western Reserve University (expected December 2013).

  • Fed Publications
Title Date Publication Author(s) Type


October, 2013 Amy Higgins; Yuliya Demyanyk; Economic Trends
Abstract: Household debt has been shrinking since 2009, and the latest data show the trend continues. While auto and student loans have been increasing, credit card and other debt has been declining. Aggregate mortgage debt also continues to decline, despite growing numbers of existing home sales.