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Book Reviews AbstractDavid Flynn of University of North Dakota reviews “Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America,” by Josh Lauer. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: “Details the rise of consumer credit surveillance in the United States and its ongoing effort to control the behavior of American citizens and quantify their value in a variety of contexts in an effort to make them “good”—morally responsible, obedient, predictable, and profitable.” http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Economic Literature American Economic Association

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American Economic Association
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Copyright © 2018 © American Economic Association
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0022-0515
D.O.I.
10.1257/jel.56.1.265.r3
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AbstractDavid Flynn of University of North Dakota reviews “Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America,” by Josh Lauer. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: “Details the rise of consumer credit surveillance in the United States and its ongoing effort to control the behavior of American citizens and quantify their value in a variety of contexts in an effort to make them “good”—morally responsible, obedient, predictable, and profitable.”

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Journal of Economic LiteratureAmerican Economic Association

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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