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Karyen Chu, PhD

Karyen Chu is an economist at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation where she performs econometric modeling in support of the FDIC’s fair lending and compliance activities and conducts research on consumer finance issues. Previously, Dr. Chu was a health policy researcher at Mathematica Policy Research, where she worked extensively with many large national health surveys. Dr. Chu received a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. She also holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts from Occidental College. Karyen joined Alley Cat Allies as an independent voting board member in 2006.



Karyen Chu, Ph.D.; Wendy M. Anderson, J.D.; Micha Y. Rieser, M.A., Population Characteristics and Neuter Status of Cats Living in Households in the United States, 234 J. AM. VETERINARY MED. ASS’N (Issue 8), 1023-1030.
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Karyen Chu, Ph.D. & Wendy M. Anderson, J.D., U.S. Public Opinion on Humane Treatment of Stray Cats, LAW & POLICY BRIEF (Alley Cat Allies, Bethesda, MD), September 2007.
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