Exploring the role of fringe lenders in the lives of Queenslanders

@inproceedings{Shevellar2011ExploringTR,
  title={Exploring the role of fringe lenders in the lives of Queenslanders},
  author={Lynda Shevellar and Gregory Marston},
  year={2011}
}
The fringe lending sector in Australia has experienced considerable growth over the last decade. However, very little is known about the profile of the typical borrower or the typical lender - though much is assumed about the morality and motivation of both. Drawing upon findings from a pilot study conducted in Queensland during 2008-2009, we discuss the changing landscape of fringe lending in Australia before exploring how borrowers and lenders construct their respective motivations and… CONTINUE READING