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(L-R) Tressie McMillan Cottom, National Book Award finalist; Seth Frotman, former Student Loan Ombuds (CFPB); Darrick Hamilton, Exec. Dir. of the Kirmani Institute (The Ohio St. Univ.); Ida Rademacher, VP of The Aspen Institute
The Urban Institute presents a new series of interactive maps of failing auto, medical, and student loans across the US. These maps visualize the geography of debt disparities that reinforce existing wealth gaps between white communities and communities of color.
The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth’s director of research, Dan Barker, recently interviewed Professor Fred Wherry to discuss how looking at trends in the digital credit industry through a sociological lens can help deliver better products and …