Let Banks Gather Data on Minority Business Loans

Corralejo, Jorge; Gnaizda, Robert
July 2008
American Banker;7/18/2008, Vol. 173 Issue 138, p11
Trade Publication
The authors discuss recommendations they have made to Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, regarding a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study that advocates mandatory reporting of small-business loans by race, ethnicity, and sex. It is noted that deliberate discrimination is not believed to be a factor in banks allotting such loans.


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