How easy is it to understand consumer finance?

BURKE, Matthew and FRY, John (2019). How easy is it to understand consumer finance? Economics Letters, 177, 1-4.

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    We consider the readability of payday loan websites against conventional lenders. Our findings show that credit card websites are harder to read and contain more complex terminology. Our central contribution is to provide the first known measurement of readability in consumer finance — something regulators have found helpful in other domains.

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    Uncontrolled Keywords: Economics; 14 Economics
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    Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2021 17:34
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