Dan Murphy

Manager, Policy

As a Manager on the Program Team in the Financial Health Network’s Washington DC office, Dan focuses on policy and leads the Financial Health Network’s work on consumer data rights.

Dan is interested in the intersection of competition policy, data governance, and financial regulation, and believes in working towards an economic system that allows consumers to live financially healthy lives.

Prior to joining the Financial Health Network, Dan worked on fintech policy at the Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets. He has also worked at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and the World Bank. Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance.

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Financial Data: The Consumer Perspective

While technology-driven financial products, services, and institutions have the potential to benefit consumers, they can also pose new risks due to the increased availability of financial data. To better understand the consumer perspective on the use of financial data, the Financial Health Network fielded a nationally representative survey. The findings in this report describe consumer understanding of practices in the financial data ecosystem, and consumer preferences on how they would like personal data to be treated. These findings can serve as a guide to both industry stakeholders and policymakers as they seek to build trust and ensure that both practice and policy serve consumers.

Policy Perspective: Supporting Consumers in a Financial Health Crisis

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