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For example, an analysis of the Boston Fed data (Han, Song, Learning and Statistical Discrimination in Lending, unpublished manuscript, 2002) found that, for the subsample with no credit history information, very large racial differences exist in underwriting outcomes, versus no racial differences for the subsample where information on credit history is available. This was termed as statistical discrimination. See also Ross, Stephen L. “What Is Known about Testing for Discrimination: Lessons Learned by Comparing across Different Markets,” University of Connecticut Working Paper 2003-21, 2002, pp.

See Glantz, Morton, Managing Bank Risk: An Introduction to Broad-Based Credit Engineering. Academic Press, 2002, pp. 375–379. 8 Abrahams c01 2 11/10/07 PREPARE FOR THE CHALLENGES 9 Second, data is multidimensional and often must be compiled at the transaction or account level, then organized via segment, assessed, aggregated and compared, trended, and finally summarized. Compliance staff struggle in their attempts to make a multitude of meaningful comparisons relative to their past performance; to other lenders operating in the same market; and across geographies, legal entities, different types of loans, and different groups of loan applicants.

Ability to achieve and maintain compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Adequate internal control strength to ensure operational effectiveness and compliance with internal policies. Constantly strive for greater efficiency by identifying and eliminating redundant or unnecessary processes, people, and systems to ensure a streamlined organization. Mold a culture that is customer focused and results oriented, with individual accountability at all levels of the firm. To ensure that these concerns are met, a financial institution’s primary regulator will periodically conduct various exams to perform an independent verification.

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