Macro and Micro Musings on the U.S. Economy

Credit & Lending

Recent analysis speaks to the role that loan maturity plays in the prices consumers pay for automobiles. This webinar will take a look at how these microeconomic insights, coupled with an understanding of the macroeconomic landscape, produce valuable content for lending institutions. The presenter’s firm frequently produces research that provides new insights into credit markets. These discoveries illuminate the economics of credit markets along dimensions that can influence credit decisions in meaningful ways. 

Who Should Attend: Senior Loan Officer, Consumer Loan Officer, Mortgage Loan Officer, Junior Loan Officer, Credit Analyst


Learning Objectives

  • Understand recent trends in credit markets (specifically auto and mortgage markets)
  • Evaluate lending policies that influence origination patterns
  • Discover how credit markets react to interest rate changes, including a discussion of interest rate velocities and determinants of interest rate velocities.


Taylor Nadauld
Chief Economist
Visible Equity
Dr. Nadauld heads industry research and analysis for Visible Equity. He earned his doctorate degree in finance from Ohio State University and his undergraduate degree is in economics. He has also published papers in the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Real Estate Economics. Taylor enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and spending time with family. He is a former All-American rugby player and was named to the U.S. Men’s National Rugby Team in 2001.

Webinar Fees

Pricing For Price Season Pass
Bank Member $195 $0
Bank Nonmember $249 $0
Affiliate Member $195 $0
Affiliate Nonmember $249 $0

Season Pass Members receive 4 individual logins to every webinar

Additional Info

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: Knowledge of macro and micro economics

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Refunds and Cancellations: Webinar registrations are non-refundable. If the registrant is unable to attend the designated time and date of the webinar, a playback link and any written materials will be provided within 2 business days following the conclusion of the webinar

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