A look at household bankruptcies
AbstractIn recent years, a record number of U.S. households have declared bankruptcy. This article explores the possible causes and potential effects of the rising rate of insolvent households.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in its journal Communities and Banking.
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