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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Communities and Banking
The creative economy, public policy, and community development
Mollie S. Burke

On the first Friday evening of every month, residents and visitors fill the streets of Brattleboro, a 12,000-person community located on the Connecticut River in Vermont. Considered one of the top 10 small “Art Towns” in America, Brattleboro shows how the arts can boost a region’s economic vitality.

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Mollie S. Burke, "The creative economy, public policy, and community development" , Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Communities and Banking, issue Fall, pages 22-24, 2010.
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Keywords: Community arts projects - New England ; Economic development
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