About Me

Xiaoling (Ling Ling) Ang is a Principal at Edgeworth Economics where she is a founding member of the Consumer Financial Services Practice. She also specializes in antitrust and labor consulting. Prior to joining Edgeworth in November 2015, she was one of the first economists hired at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where she served as the lead economist on several rulemakings and focused on a variety of policy issues, including those related to student loans, financial education, and mortgage markets. 

Her current research focuses on the effect of public policy on student lending, the effect regulation on access to credit, and the effect of local economic conditions on the availability of credit.  Her research interests include labor, demography, public finance, education, and financial services. She completed her Ph.D. in economics at Princeton University in 2011 and received an MS and BS in mathematics, with a minor in economics, from Loyola University Chicago in 2005.