Mallory SoRelle on the Politics of Consumer Credit
Americans are expected to take on debt, because that's how we're expected to finance everything from basic needs to a college education. And that's a function of economic policy making. That doesn't happen by accident.
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Mallory SoRelle is an assistant professor of public policy at Duke University and the author of Democracy Declined: The Failed Politics of Consumer Financial Protection.
Key Highlights Include
- How the American economy depends on credit
- A brief history of consumer credit in America
- Details why consumer debt is a systemic problem
- Why financial consumers do not politically mobilize
- Explains how public policy shapes political behavior
Democracy Declined: The Failed Politics of Consumer Financial Protection by Mallory SoRelle
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