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Ann McLarty Jackson, MA

Policy Research Senior Analyst, PPI Consumer Team

Ann Jackson

Ann McLarty Jackson, MA

Ann McLarty Jackson works on the Consumer team on low income utility issues and issues of diverse access to financial institutions. She has written reports on federal and state utility assistance; winter heating and summer cooling costs for the older populations; and access to financial institutions by diverse populations.

Areas of expertise

Consumer protections, including low income energy assistance — LIHEAP, WAP and state energy assistance programs; low income telephone assistance programs, including Lifeline and Linkup; access to financial institutions by diverse populations.

Selected publications

A Portrait of Older Underbanked and Unbanked Consumers: Findings from a National Survey

Energy and Telephone Assistance in the States: Public Programs that Help Low-Income Households

The Impact Of Higher Energy Prices On Winter Heating Costs: many Consumers Over Age 65 To Be Hit Hard

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