Demographics

Demographics

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    Life Experience and Loan Delinquencies

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016

    Families within certain demographic groups are more likely to miss loan payments than older, better-educated and white families. Do the distinctive characteristics of a peer group affect an individual family’s delinquency risk?

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    Why Are Some People More Delinquent on Loans Than Others?

    Monday, November 28, 2016

    Families within certain demographic groups are more likely to miss loan payments than older, better-educated and white families. What might be causing that?

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    Uncovering Credit Disparities among Low- and Moderate-Income Areas

    Thursday, November 03, 2016

    A new database helps reveal disparities in consumer credit among low- and-moderate-income neighborhoods across U.S. metro areas.

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    How Dense Is St. Louis' Population?

    Monday, October 31, 2016

    The population density of St. Louis is more like smaller metro areas, rather than metro areas of its own size.

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    Did China's One-Child Policy Really Have an Effect?

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

    The fertility rate in China declined after the one-child policy was introduced, but the rate was already on the way down.

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    How Is St. Louis' Population Expected to Shift?

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    By 2020, Denver and Tampa, Fla., are expected to surpass St. Louis in terms of population.

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    Aging Populations May Mean Lower Economic Growth

    Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Developed countries are seeing a rise in their age-dependency ratios. What’s the potential long-term economic impact?

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  • Do Demographics Affect Loan Delinquency?

    Monday, June 06, 2016

    Demographic characteristics are correlated with a host of economic and financial behaviors and outcomes, including borrowing and delinquency rates.

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  • Where Are Immigrants to the U.S. Coming From?

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    The percentage of foreign-born in the U.S. has grown faster than the U.S. population as a whole in the past decade.

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