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20 Sep 2020Dan Quan of CATO: Better Watchdog, Not Public Credit Bureau


There are many appropriate criticisms of a public credit registry, including an opinion piece that appeared in MartketWatch where Dan Quan…

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11 Sep 2020To Fix Problems with Credit Reporting, We Need a Better Government Watchdog, Not Biden’s Idea of New Public Credit Bureau


In May 2020, Joe Biden, then-candidate for President, called for the creation of a government-run credit bureau that, according to Reuters, “that could compete with Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion and, according to the campaign, minimize racial disparities in lending.”

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In 2020, the Democratic Party platform included a provision calling for a public credit bureau.

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09 Jul 2020Biden Calls for Creation of Public Credit Bureau


During the 2020 presidential campaign, candidate Joe Biden (D) called for the creation of a government-run credit bureau that, according to Reuters,…

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In July 2020, presidential candidate Joe Biden (D) and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who ran for president against Biden, released…

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03 Apr 2019Demos Report on Public Credit Bureau


Demos, a liberal think tank, issued a report calling for the creation of a public credit registry.

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07 Sep 2014PERC Report on Credit Data Sharing, Regulatory Structures of Credit Agencies, and Public Credit Bureaus


In 2014, PERC issued a report, Credit Bureaus in Emerging Markets: Overview of Ownership & Regulatory Frameworks,  

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