Journal Article

Summary of workshop on recent developments in consumer credit and payments

Abstract: On September 24-25, 2009, the Research Department and the Payment Cards Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia held their fifth joint conference to present and discuss the latest research on consumer credit and payments. Sixty participants attended the conference, which included seven research papers on topics such as securitization and distressed loan renegotiation, consumer disclosure, data breaches and identity theft, and the effects of the U.S. financial crisis on global retail lending. In this article, Mitchell Berlin summarizes the papers presented at the conference.

Keywords: Identity theft; Bank loans; Mortgage loans; Foreclosure; Payday loans; Consumer protection;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Business Review

Publication Date: 2010

Issue: Q1

Pages: 31-38