- Economist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
- Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wisconsin–Madison
- M.S. in Economics, University of Wisconsin–Madison
- B.S. in Economics and Computer Science, Pennsylvania State University
Conkling, Thomas S. and Christa Gibbs. "Borrower Experiences on Income-Driven Repayment." Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office of Research Reports Series No. 19-10
Conkling, Thomas S. "Crowd-out or Affordability? The Lifeline Expansion’s Effect on Wireless Service Spending." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Vol. 37, Issue 2.
Conkling, Thomas S. "Compliance and Competition with Heterogeneous Service Providers: The Federal Lifeline Program." Journal of Regulatory Economics. Vol. 57, p. 74-104,