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Many Americans lack access to financial products and services that could enable them to build wealth and climb the ladder to economic security. UNC Center for Community Capital researchers provide research and policy analysis on ways to make financial services work better for more people and promote greater prosperity overall.

Research Report | November 2016
Evaluation of the Center for Financial Solutions Innovation’s Financial Solutions Lab

Insights from PayGoal Product Journey report cover
Research Report | March 2016
Iteration to Impact: Insights from the PayGoal Product Journey
Jessica Dorrance, Lucy S. Gorham

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Research Report | February 22, 2016
The State of Latino Housing in North Carolina 2015
Roberto G. Quercia, James H. Johnson Jr., Mark McDaniel

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Research Report | February 2016
Designing High-Quality, Small-Dollar Credit: Insights from CFSI’s Test & Learn Working Group
Thea Garon, Beth Brockland, Lucy S. Gorham, Jessica Dorrance
A Center for Financial Services Innovation report uses center research to shed light on how financial service providers can design high-quality, small-dollar loans that offer value to providers and consumers alike.

Presentation | October 14, 2015
Building a Rainy Day Fund Through Impulse Savings:The Experience of MAGIC Mojo
Pathways to Prosperity Conference
Jessica Dorrance

McDaniel speaks on student debt at 2015 Pathways to Prosperity conference
October 13, 2015
Student Loans and Financing
Pathways to Prosperity 2015
Mark McDaniel

Quercia, Pathways to Prosperity 2015
Presentation | October 13, 2015
North Carolina Housing Post Great Recession
Pathways to Prosperity 2015
Roberto G. Quercia

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Published Article – Peer Reviewed | October 2015
Housing Costs and Commuting Distance
The Journal of the Center for Real Estate Studies
Kevin A. Park, Roberto G. Quercia

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Research Report | July 2015
Impulse Savings: Evaluating the Impacts of MAGIC Mojo
Jessica Dorrance, Robert Donnelly, Lucy S. Gorham

Community Advantage Program Survey Technical Report, Owners, 2003-2014
Technical Report | May 2015
Community Advantage Panel Survey Technical Sampling Report: Owners, 2003-2014
Sarah F. Riley
This report provides a technical overview of the design of the owners component of the center's long-term study of low-to-moderate income homeowners who obtained affordable mortgages through the Community Advantage Program.

The UNC Center for Community Capital conducts research and policy analysis on ways to make financial services work better for more people and communities.


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