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The following publications include summaries of workshops, seminars, and conferences on topics that affect low- and moderate-income people and communities.
- Innovative Financial Tools for Serving the Underbanked (250 KB, 24 pages): Summarizes a conference exploring products and programs for the underbanked, including prepaid cards, alternatives to payday lending, and the use of alternative credit data. This event was co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Fed and the Center for Financial Services Innovation.
- Community Development Finance Research Conference Summary (14 MB, 50 pages): Summarizes the papers presented at a conference that brought together 60 experts in the field of community development finance to discuss emerging research topics.
- Recent Developments in Credit Scoring: A Summary (265 KB, 22 pages): Summarizes a symposium held to explore developments that are making credit scoring a more accurate tool. Also includes an overview of credit scoring together with presenters' and discussants’ comments on three types of scores.