African-American females have good odds to get a loan

Lenders have high impressions of African-American females and are apt to loan them as much money as white males, according to a new study by University of Iowa sociologist Sarah Harkness. Conversely, loan applications from African-American males and white females are judged more strictly. Stereotypes about race, gender, work history, education and other factors shaped lenders’ attitudes. Harkness presents her findings on Aug. 12 at the American Sociological Association annual meeting in New York…

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-08/uoi…



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