Our mission is to produce leading-edge research on how credit markets and payment systems affect the economy. The Institute sponsors opportunities for scholars, the financial industry, and the public sector to collaborate and share insights on fostering healthy household finances, a stable financial system, and a resilient economy.

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Our researchers span four Bank departments and collaborate with each other and visiting scholars to provide the next level of research.

Meet one of our researchers

Marieke Bos

Researcher and Deputy Director, Swedish House of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics

Marieke Bos

Marieke Bos studies household finance and banking. She recently examined the impact of negative credit data on employment and earnings.

  • Household Finance
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Consumer Credit
  • Alternative Credit
  • Credit Reporting
Featured Publications
  • Labor Market Effects of Credit Information 
  • Economic Scarcity and Consumers’ Credit Choice
  • Impulsive Consumption and Financial Wellbeing: Evidence from an Increase in the Availability of Alcohol   

Publications and Resources

Literature Database

Our continually updated database provides bibliographic citations for journal articles, books, reports, and other publications on consumer credit and payments and links to full-text papers from across the Federal Reserve System.

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