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Discussion Paper
Community-campus partnerships for economic development: community perspectives

Formal collaborations between community groups and academic institutions to promote economic development have increased substantially over the past 10 years. The bulk of research on community-campus partnerships has focused on the experiences of institutions of higher learning and the foundations that have funded the collaborations, leaving a gap in our understanding of community experiences. This report draws on a variety of sources, including first-person interviews and academic literature, to bring out community perspectives on what makes for successful partnerships. The conclusions are ...
Public and Community Affairs Discussion Papers , Paper 2005-2

Discussion Paper
The case for the community partner in economic development

Community-based organizations promote economic development by assembling investments in affordable housing, mixed-use real estate, community facilities, and small business in specific geographies. A principal way that community-based organizations tap institutional investors for deals is by partnering with investment intermediaries who manage the risk of these transactions by pooling assets, spreading risk across investors, and pricing the transaction up to the associated risk. Such a partnership allows an investment intermediary, or what the industry calls an ?investment vehicle,? to use its ...
Public and Community Affairs Discussion Papers , Paper 2007-5

Discussion Paper
The role of community partners in urban investments

Institutional investors seeking to deploy capital to underserved areas do not have either the time or the expertise to actively manage these specialized investments. Investment vehicles intervene by using their financial expertise to pool assets and lower transaction costs. Community partners, in turn, link the investment vehicle to the neighborhood. This paper develops a typology of community partners and their unique characteristics that enable them to overcome information asymmetries in certain markets. The paper also discusses the business models that establish the relationship between ...
Public and Community Affairs Discussion Papers , Paper 2008-02

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Strategic options for bankers in rural development

Many agricultural communities in the Midwest have experience protracted job and population loss. With recent strains in agriculture and the potential for further loss looming, many bankers have expressed an interest in initiatives they can undertake to promote local growth and development. This article outlines a community development process to help bankers succeed with their development activities. Within the context of this process, it recounts the community development initiatives of several small rural community banks, examining the management decisions behind them and lessons gleaned ...
Financial Industry Perspectives , Issue Dec , Pages 33-47

Conference Paper
Introduction : entrepreneurship in low and moderate income communities

Proceedings: Community Affairs Dept. Conferences , Issue Jul , Pages xvii-xxvii

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Alleviating the lagging performance of economically depressed communities and regions

Proceedings: Community Affairs Dept. Conferences , Issue Jul , Pages 1-16

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Stumbling blocks to entrepreneurship in low-and moderate income communities (commentary)

Proceedings: Community Affairs Dept. Conferences , Issue Jul , Pages 157-164

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Concluding remarks : entrepreneurship in low and moderate income communities

Proceedings: Community Affairs Dept. Conferences , Issue Jul , Pages 209-216

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Stumbling blocks to entrepreneurship in low-and-moderate income communities

Proceedings: Community Affairs Dept. Conferences , Issue Jul , Pages 91-155

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Concluding remarks : entrepreneurship in low and moderate income communities

Proceedings: Community Affairs Dept. Conferences , Issue Jul , Pages 217-223

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