Targeted Debt Relief and the Origins of Financial Distress: Experimental Evidence from Distressed Credit Card Borrowers

Researchers:
Jae Song
Fieldwork by:
Location:
United States
Sample:
79,739 borrowers assigned to 709 different counselors
Timeline:
2005 - 2006
AEA RCT registration number:
AEARCTR-0005045
Data:
Open ICPSR

Will Dobbie, and Jae Song. 2020. "Targeted Debt Relief and the Origins of Financial Distress: Experimental Evidence from Distressed Credit Card Borrowers." American Economic Review 110 (4): 984-1018