Burkey, Mark L. and Simkins, Scott P. (2004): Factors affecting the location of payday lending and traditional banking services in North Carolina. Published in: The Review of Regional Studies , Vol. 34, No. 2 (2004): pp. 191-205.
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Payday lending is a relatively new and fast growing segment of the “fringe banking” industry. This paper offers a comparative, descriptive analysis of the location patterns of traditional banks and payday lenders. Utilizing a dataset at the Zip Code Tabulation Area level in North Carolina, we perform negative binomial regressions and find evidence supporting some, but not all common assertions about the location patterns of both types of institutions. A key finding is that after controlling for many covariates, race is still a powerful predictor of the locations of both banks and payday lenders.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Factors affecting the location of payday lending and traditional banking services in North Carolina|
|Keywords:||payday lending, fringe banking, location analysis|
|Subjects:||R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R10 - General
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L89 - Other
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C21 - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions
|Depositing User:||Mark L. Burkey|
|Date Deposited:||18. Jan 2012 23:47|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 13:07|
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