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Is the personal bankruptcy system bankrupt?

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  • Loretta Mester

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Loretta Mester outlines the components of reform proposals. She then looks at the empirical research on personal bankruptcy to evaluate the rationale for reforming the system and the effectiveness of proposed changes. ; Also issued as Payment Cards Center Discussion Paper No. 02-02

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in its journal Business Review.

Volume (Year): (2002)
Issue (Month): Q1 ()
Pages: 31-44

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedpbr:y:2002:i:q1:p:31-44

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Cited by:
  1. Song Han & Wenli Li, 2004. "Fresh start or head start? The effect of filing for personal bankruptcy on the labor supply," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2004-28, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  2. Berlin, Mitchell & Mester, Loretta J., 2004. "Credit card rates and consumer search," Review of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 13(1-2), pages 179-198.

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