Publications Archive




Institute publications build on a large body of Philadelphia Fed research comprising more than 200 papers related to consumer credit markets and payment systems. The Institute’s researchers and visiting scholars contribute to this literature.

Discussion Papers

Discussion papers are written for a wide audience, including industry professionals, regulators, consumers, and academics.
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Working Papers

Working papers are written by visiting scholars, Bank economists, and other researchers associated with the CFI. Working papers are often theoretical or technical in nature.
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Conference Summaries

Conference summaries capture conference insights, including presentations of scholarly research and dialogue among industry, consumer, and public sector participants as well as panel and interactive discussions.
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CFI in Focus

The CFI in Focus series summarizes important research in an accessible manner for readers interested in the CFI’s work.
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