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Finance

​Read more about the people and projects that demonstrate NORC's expertise in Finance.

Representative Projects

Bank of Spain Survey of Household Finances. The Survey of Household Finances collects data on the investment and financial decisions of Spanish households. It is the sole source of disaggregated data of its kind in Spain and forms an important source of data for research and public policy.  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

MCC Honduras Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Follow-on. NORC is the prime contractor to the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to carry out a follow-on assessment of the public financial management (PFM) system in Honduras using the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) performance management framework and to deliver reports based on those assessments. 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

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Headlines

News Forbes: The AP-NORC Center's "Working Longer" project shares information on the risks of retirement More
Posted: 3.14.2014 9:56AM
News Fox Business: NORC's Matt Sedensky explains how older Americans need to work longer to save for retirement More
Posted: 10.21.2013 11:49AM
News The New York Times: The Survey of Consumer Finance looks at mortgage debts for retirees More
Posted: 10.7.2013 1:52PM
News Bloomberg Businessweek: The GSS helps ask the question: "How did the world's rich get that way?" More
Posted: 4.22.2013 7:49PM
News UPI: How the wealthy sees the deficit as our biggest problem and more featuring NORC data and findings More
Posted: 2.26.2013 10:31AM