Azerbaijan Housing Finance.
For the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group, NORC assisted the Azerbaijan Central Bank to evaluate the performance of its laws on housing finance, with emphasis on creating and enforcing mortgage liens. More
Housing Micro-Finance Programme Kyrgyzstan.
NORC provided technical assistance related to the targeting and affordability of a housing loan program designed to improve housing and related water and sanitation services to low-income households in Kyrgyzstan. More
Houston Foreclosure Study.
Researchers at the University of Houston and NORC are designing a small panel survey to illuminate the factors contributing to foreclosure (including a test of financial literacy) and what happens to families after they leave their foreclosed home. An additional research question is the impact of foreclosure on children. More
Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF).
Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Board, this triennial survey is the only fully representative source of information on the broad financial circumstances of U.S. households. No other survey collects data on the household finances of a probability sample of Americans. Data from the SCF are used to inform monetary policy, tax policy, consumer protection, and a variety of other policy issues. The data also serve as a basis for longer-term research on the economic state of the American family. More
Sustaining a Virtual Community.
Led by Harvard Business School Professor Josh Lerner, PCRI is a not-for-profit corporation funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the Brookings Institution, and the Association of Corporate Growth. PCRI's overarching mission is to promote a better understanding of the Private Capital Industry. More