Institute publications build on a large body of Philadelphia Fed research comprising more than 200 papers related to consumer credit markets and payment systems. The Institute’s researchers and visiting scholars contribute to this literature.

DP 18-02: Combining Forces to Combat Elder Financial Victimization: How Consumers Can Avoid the Financial Pitfalls of Cognitive Aging and What They Should Be Asking Their Financial Institutions

Discussion Paper

June 2018

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Addressing the Financial Well-Being of Older Adults

CFI In Focus

May 2018

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WP 18-16: Does the Relative Income of Peers Cause Financial Distress? Evidence from Lottery Winners and Neighboring Bankruptcies

Working Paper

May 2018

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WP 18-15: The Roles of Alternative Data and Machine Learning in Fintech Lending: Evidence from the LendingClub Consumer Platform

Working Paper

April 2018

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CS 18-01: Student Loan Repayment: Research, Data, and Policy

Conference Summary

March 2018

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