Alison R. Felix

Alison Felix

Vice President and Denver Branch Executive
Denver Branch - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1020 16th Street
Denver, Colorado


Alison Felix is vice president and Denver Branch executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. In this role, she serves as the Bank's regional economist and representative in the states of Colorado, Wyoming and northern New Mexico. Felix also recruits and works closely with the Branch’s board of directors and is responsible for briefing the Kansas City Fed’s president—a member of the Federal Open Market Committee—on economic and business activity in the Denver region's states. Felix’s research focuses on public finance and labor issues, with an emphasis on tax policy, state and local government finance and the economics of education.

Felix joined the Federal Reserve in 2007 as an economist in the Regional Affairs Department in Kansas City. She was appointed Denver Branch executive in 2012. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Kansas State University.

Research Working Papers

The Macro Bulletin

The Main Street Economist

Work in Progress

  • "U.S. Expatriates: Individual Income Tax Rates and the Location Decisions of U.S. Citizens"