In a new paper, Yale SOM’s Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham and his co-authors find that when Americans turn 65 and start to receive health insurance through Medicare, there is a measurable decline in debt, particularly in the South and among those with the greatest debt.
A greater share of Americans filed for unemployment insurance in the week ending March 21 than in any prior week in American history. We asked Yale SOM's Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham for his perspective on this alarming statistic.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans declared bankruptcy during the Great Recession. A new study co-authored by Yale SOM’s Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham examines the effect on their employment prospects.
A new study from Yale SOM’s Kelly Shue and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham finds that single women who buy and sell real estate lose out on an average of $1,600 per year.
In an analysis of the Great Recession, Yale SOM's Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham and his co-authors found that debt relief increased employment by up to 2% nationwide.
- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will stop requiring payday lenders to confirm borrowers' ability to repay. We asked Yale SOM's Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham what this change might mean to financially strapped Americans.