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Consumer Finance Policy: Implementing Two-Tier Mortgage Regulation

With the new Consumer Finance Protection Bureau beginning to gear up, it is an appropriate time to consider what kinds of policies the Bureau should adopt. One obvious place to begin is mortgages. Failures of the U.S. mortgage market have caused problems throughout the global economy. How can we do better? Can recent progress in the field of behavioral economics help?

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Journal of the Social Sciences

The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal of original empirical research articles by both established and emerging scholars.

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