Household Debt Repayment Behaviour: What Role Do Institutions Play?

  title={Household Debt Repayment Behaviour: What Role Do Institutions Play?},
  author={Burcu Duygan-Bump and Charles Grant},
Household debt repayment behavior has been understudied, especially empirically, despite the heightened debate on rising household debt, personal bankruptcy filings, and arrears. In this paper, we use data from the European Community Household Panel to analyze the determinants of household debt arrears. The paper's primary aim is to understand the role of institutions in household arrears by exploiting cross-country differences and the panel nature of the data set. We start our analysis by… CONTINUE READING


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