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2015 CFPB Research Conference

On May 7-8, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hosted its first research conference at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C.

The conference focused on high-quality consumer finance research, with academic and government researchers presenting their research papers. The goal of the conference was to highlight research on the topic of consumer finance that can inform researchers and policymakers on the topic of consumer finance.

Agenda, research papers, and videos

The two-day conference consisted of five panels of researchers presenting their work in various areas of consumer finance, with members of the CFPB’s Office of Research serving as discussants.


Speakers consisted of local, national and international researchers from academia, government and non-profit agencies who presented their research in various areas of consumer finance.