On December 12–13, 2019, the CFPB will host its fourth research conference on consumer finance. The goal of the conference is 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 finance.
Call for papers
We are now accepting research submissions for the fourth annual CFPB Research Conference on consumer finance. We encourage the submission of a wide variety of research.
This includes, but is not limited to, work on:
The ways consumers and households make decisions about borrowing, saving, and financial risk-taking
How various forms of credit (mortgage, student loans, credit cards, installment loans, etc.) affect household well-being
How salience of product fees and terms affect saving and borrowing
The structure and functioning of consumer financial markets
Distinct and underserved populations
Relevant innovations in modeling or data, including the use of alternative data
Submit your paper
All submissions must be received by Tuesday, September 3, 2019.
For submission instructions, please see the call for papers .
Submit your paper to CFPB_ResearchConference@cfpb.gov