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Can A Snapshot Reveal Your Chances Of A Loan?

Illustrated by Nick Anderson. Based on research by Jefferson Duarte.  

Can A Snapshot Reveal Your Chances Of A Loan?

A cartoon of a black cat trying to determine if an orange cat is being truthful


To learn more, please see: Duarte, J., Siegel, S., & Young, L. (2012). Trust and credit: The role of appearance in peer-to-peer lending. Review of Financial Studies, 25, 2455-2484.

To learn more, please read: Trust Me On This 

Jefferson Duarte is an associate professor of finance the Gerald D. Hines Professor of Real Estate Finance at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.

Nick Anderson is a Pultizer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist.

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