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Comparative advantages: creating synergy in community development


Abstract: The goal of this paper is to provide insights and tools to help community development practitioners, policymakers, funders, and other stakeholders better understand how to maximize the effectiveness and impact of different types of organizations at the local and regional level. Understanding your comparative advantages is critical to addressing complex community development initiatives from foreclosure prevention, to sustainable energy, to urban education, to job creation.

Keywords: Community development;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Part of Series: Community Development Investment Center Working Paper

Publication Date: 2013

Number: 2013-05