Stone Center Affiliated Scholar

    Arthur Kennickell is an independent researcher and a consultant on economic measurement. For the 32 years prior to 2017, he was at the Federal Reserve Board, where he is best known for his development and leadership of the Survey of Consumer Finances and his contributions toward the establishment and nurturing of the Global Legal Entity Identifier System. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, a member of the board of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a recipient of the Julius Shiskin Award for innovation in economic statistics. He received B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Chicago in the humanities and a Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

    Areas of Expertise

    Wealth Distribution

    Household Finances

    Economic Measurement