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Consumer Credit Delinquency And Bankruptcy Forecasting Using Advanced Econometrc Modeling

  • Ji, Tingting
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    This research paper empirically shows that unemployment is significant in determining both consumer bankruptcy filings and delinquency even after controlling for household demographics. Furthermore, I show that unemployment and the debt/wealth ratio also affect the choice of whether to file for bankruptcy under chapter 7 or chapter 13, after controlling for demographics. The paper then points out some of the implications the empirical results have for policy-makers and banking regulators.

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    Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 3187.

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    Date of creation: 30 Oct 2004
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    Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:3187
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