Research and PublicationsView partner research and evaluation publications to share with our community
Research & Publications
Boston Builds Credit is committed to engaging in strategic learning and evaluation at all levels of our work. We draw lessons from the research of our partners, as well as the financial empowerment and credit building field. As publications and evaluation reports are created, we will post them here to share our findings with our community.
Publications from BBC and BBC Partners
View and Download PDF versions of research publications from partners of Boston Builds Credit.
Research on Credit Building and the Racial Wealth Gap
Resources and publications available for viewing or download.
|The Color of Wealth in Boston by Duke University, the New School and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston||View PDF|
|Credit Conditions by Neighborhood Income: The Picture in Massachusetts by The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston||View PDF|
|The Concentration of Financial Disadvantage: Debt Conditions and Credit Report Data in Massachusetts Cities and Boston Neighborhoods by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston||View PDF|
|Closing the Racial Divide in the US and Massachusetts: A Baseline Analysis by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation||View PDF|
|Targeting Credit Builder Loans by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau||View PDF|
|A Wealth Building Blueprint: The Promise of Traditional and New Pathways for Closing the Wealth Gap by Commonwealth||View PDF|
|Building Credit to Build Wealth by Commonwealth||View PDF|
|An Evaluation of the Impacts and Implementation Approaches of Financial Coaching Programs by the Urban Institute||View PDF|
|An Evaluation of the $tand by Me Delaware Financial Coaching Program by the Urban Institute||View PDF|
|How Do Borrowers Use Alternative Forms of Credit to Fill in the Gaps? by Breno Braga and Signe-Mary McKernan||View PDF|