Professor Skiba is interviewed about pricey car title loans on The Street. [Watch the video]
Professor Skiba is quoted about payday lending by The Tennessean.
Maclean's looks to Professor Skiba to answer the question: is online start-up ZestCash a high-tech payday lending company? Read "Payday loans go high-tech" by Richard Warnica.
Professor Skiba's research on the behaviors of lottery winners is cited in The Washington Post.
Professor Skiba's research is cited in USA Today: Two Mega Million winners will split $380 million jackpot.
Columnist Don McNay connects Professor Skiba's work on lottery winners' outcomes to the Wall Street bailouts in "Bailouts Don't Work: The Lotto Winners' Study."
Professor Skiba's work with Scott Hankins and Mark Hoekstra on outcomes of lottery winners is explored in "Jackpot Winners Just as Likely to Go Bust." Their paper is forthcoming in the Review of Economics and Statistics.
Professor Skiba is a Visiting Scholar at the London School of Economics' Managerial Economics and Strategy Group in Summer 2010.
Professor Skiba is quoted in an article examining the local payday loan industry and the effect of Tennessee unemployment rates on payday lending: "Unemployment Checks Used as Collateral for Payday Loans."
Professor Skiba's research with Jeremy Tobacman on predatory lending and payday loans was cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. [Read more]
Professor Skiba's research on the outcomes of lottery winners is featured in the Vanderbilt View's article "Fleeting Fortune," by Amy Wolf.
Professor Skiba's research is quoted in the Wall Street Journal's article "Lottery Researchers Skeptical about US Bailout Approach."
Robert J. Shiller wrote about Professor Skiba's research with Jeremy Tobacman as part of his Economic View piece "How About a Stimulus for Financial Advice?"
Professor Skiba was interviewed about her research on payday lending for The Tennessean's article "Payday Lenders' Clients Find Frequent Loans Costly," by Naomi Snyder.
Professor Skiba's research with Scott Hankins and Mark Hoekstra was featured in The New York Times' Economix blog piece "Lotto Lessons for Homeowner Bailouts," by Catherine Rampell.
Professor Skiba's research with Jeremy Tobacman has been cited by The Los Angeles Times in "More in Middle Class Using Payday Lenders," by Kim Christensen.
Professor Skiba will be a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at the University of California-Berkeley during Spring 2009.
Professor Skiba's research with Jeremy Tobacman has been cited by Consumer Affairs in "Payday Loans Can Lead to Bankruptcy," by Mark Huffman.
Professor Skiba has organized three sessions that were accepted by the American Economic Association to fill highly competitive slots during its 2009 annual meeting. The sessions are: "Law and Economics of Crime," "Lotteries and Gambling," and "Rationality in Consumer Credit Markets." The latter will appear in the publication American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings. The AEA 2009 annual meeting will be held January 3-5 in San Francisco, CA.
Professor Skiba was interviewed about the payday loan industry by the trade newspaper American Banker.
The Vanderbilt View magazine features new professor Paige Marta Skiba.