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Consumer Research Symposium

Last Updated: October 30, 2023
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The Consumer Research Symposium, hosted by the FDIC’s Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, facilitates a discussion of the newest research in consumer finance among academics, financial regulators, and the private sector.

The 12th Consumer Research Symposium will be held on March 15, 2024, in Arlington, VA. The deadline to submit a paper or abstract for consideration has passed.

Please direct any questions about paper submissions or requests for additional information to the conference organizers (Garret Christensen, Ryan Goodstein, and Connor Redpath) at To receive email updates about this event, please sign up for our mailing list.


The 11th symposium was held on March 10 and 11, 2022. The 2022 Program includes links to selected materials including paper drafts and presentation slides. A video recording of the event is also available.

Previous programs are available below.

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