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Consumer Research Symposium

The 11th Consumer Research Symposium March 11, 2022 Logo

The Consumer Research Symposium, hosted by the FDIC’s Center for Financial Research, facilitates a discussion of recent research in consumer finance between financial regulators, academics, and the private sector.

The 11th Symposium will be held on March 11, 2022. The FDIC plans to host the event at its facilities in Arlington, Virginia, but may shift to a hybrid or online-only format depending on how public health conditions evolve.

The deadline to submit a paper for this year’s Symposium has passed. Please direct any questions about paper submissions or requests for additional information to the conference organizers (Garret Christensen, Ryan Goodstein, and Mary Zaki) at To receive email updates about the 2022 Symposium, please sign up for our mailing list.

Conference Archives

The 10th Consumer Research Symposium was held on October 16, 2020. The 2020 Conference Program includes links to selected conference materials including paper drafts and presentation slides. A video recording of the event is also available. Previous conference programs are available below.