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dc.contributor.advisorWei, Thomasen
dc.creatoren
dc.date.accessioned2015-06-01T16:45:56Zen
dc.date.available2015-06-01T16:45:56Zen
dc.date.created2015en
dc.date.issueden
dc.date.submitted01/01/2015en
dc.identifier.otherAPT-BAG: georgetown.edu.10822_760946.tar;APT-ETAG: 157501781aada339fff73b70624a698b; APT-DATE: 2017-02-16_14:14:04en
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dc.descriptionM.P.P.en
dc.description.abstractPayday lending, short-term loans for small amounts of money with high interest and fees,en
dc.description.abstractis a controversial practice. Many have argued that it creates cycles of debt that harmen
dc.description.abstractborrowers long-term economic well being. The research to this point has measureden
dc.description.abstractdifferent outcomes of economic well being with mixed results. In this paper I use panelen
dc.description.abstractdata from 1991 through 2013 for all states and Washington DC to measure theen
dc.description.abstractassociation between laws allowing payday lending and two measures of economic wellen
dc.description.abstractbeing: income and the poverty rate. Although my results are largely mixed, contrary toen
dc.description.abstractthe prevailing popular notion, I find some evidence that payday lending may been
dc.description.abstractassociated with benefits to economic well being.en
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dc.format.extent38 leavesen
dc.languageenen
dc.publisherGeorgetown Universityen
dc.sourceGeorgetown University-Graduate School of Arts & Sciencesen
dc.sourcePublic Policy & Policy Managementen
dc.subject.lcshPublic policyen
dc.subject.otherPublic policyen
dc.titleThe Association Between Payday Lending and Economic Well Being, Evidence from State Level Panel Data from 1991-2013en
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