On December 12–13, 2019, the CFPB hosted its fourth research conference on consumer finance.  The goal of the conference, as described by the CFPB, was “to connect the core community of researchers and policymakers with the best research being conducted across a wide range of disciplines and approaches that can inform the topic of consumer

The CFPB recently released a report that documents the results of a research project undertaken by the CFPB’s Office of Research to better understand the demographic characteristics of consumers without traditional credit reports or credit scores.  The Report concludes that the current credit reporting system is precluding certain populations from accessing credit and taking advantage

The CFPB has announced that it will hold a research conference in Washington, D.C. on
May 7-8, 2015.  According to the announcement, the conference “will be focused on high-quality consumer finance research, with academic and government researchers presenting their research papers.”

The CFPB further states that the conference’s goal is to “connect the core community

The CFPB has announced that it plans to host its first “Research on Consumer Finance” conference in Washington, D.C. on May 7-8, 2015.

The announcement includes a call for research papers to be submitted by January 16, 2015.  The CFPB seeks complete papers or detailed abstracts that include preliminary results dealing with “the ways consumers