DP 21-02 - The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated racial disparities in U.S. mortgage markets.
We study credit and payment markets to understand how they affect consumers and the economy.
This research brief examines data regarding workers’ attitudes about vaccination by industry using responses to the April 2021 COVID-19 Survey of Consumers conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Consumer Finance Institute.
Research in Focus — Andreas Fuster, Matthew Plosser, and the Philadelphia Fed's James Vickery ask if regulatory oversight by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau affects mortgage credit supply.
DP 21-01 – The unprecedented challenges from COVID-19 present many institutions of higher education with liquidity, and even solvency, concerns.
WP 21-16 – Can social influence effects help explain regional heterogeneity in refinancing activity?
Get the Philadelphia Fed’s latest information, resources, and research on the coronavirus pandemic's impact on businesses, households, and communities.
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The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Supervisory Research Forum (SURF) and Consumer Finance Institute (CFI) held the virtual Workshop on Credit Card Lending and Payments on September 16‒17, 2020.