Jesse Leigh Maniff

Jesse Leigh Maniff

Payments Specialist
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, Missouri


Jesse Leigh Maniff is a Payments System Research Specialist in the Payment Strategies Division at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Jesse received an A.B. in public policy from Brown University and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as a contributing editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. Her research focuses on digital currencies and their underlying technologies, consumer protection and antitrust concerns in financial services, and empirical legal studies.

Economic Review Articles

Research Working Papers

Economic Bulletin (formerly "The Macro Bulletin")

Other Publications

  • "At the New York Fed: Research Conference on FinTech"
    with Alan Basmajian, Brad Groarke, Vanessa Kargenian, Kimberley Liao, Erika Ota-Liedtke, and Asani Sarkar, Liberty Street Economics, July 2019