Banks and Payday Lenders: Friends or Foes?

22 Pages Posted: 5 Oct 2014

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James R. Barth

Auburn University; Milken Institute

Jitka Hilliard

Auburn University

John S. Jahera

Auburn University - Harbert College of Business

Date Written: October 3, 2014

Abstract

We investigate geographic distribution of payday lenders and banks that operate throughout the United States. We examine the relation between the number of payday lender stores and various demographic and economic characteristics.

Keywords: Payday lenders

JEL Classification: G29

Suggested Citation

Barth, James R. and Hilliard, Jitka and Jahera, John S., Banks and Payday Lenders: Friends or Foes? (October 3, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2505036 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2505036

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Jitka Hilliard

Auburn University ( email )

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John S. Jahera

Auburn University - Harbert College of Business ( email )

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