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Economic development in rural Wisconsin: developing a 21st century response to compete in today’s global marketplace

In October 2011, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago?s Community Development and Policy Studies division co-sponsored a two-day conference that explored and discussed policies that speed, strengthen, and enhance economic development in Wisconsin?s rural areas to increase their competitiveness in today?s global economy. This article summarizes key points from presentations and discussions at the symposium. ; Over 150 participants, representing community banks in the Seventh Federal Reserve District, economic development/finance agencies, small business owners, researchers, and policymakers, ...
Profitwise , Issue Nov

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A resurgent rural economy spurs farmland values

The rural economy broke free from the reins of recession in 2004 with an especially strong performance in the farm sector. Net farm income easily surpassed the record high of 2003. And the weakness that plagued the nonfarm rural economy in recent years appears to have been replaced with stronger job growth and higher incomes. Strong performances in the farm and nonfarm sectors have led to soaring land values. Rising incomes are often capitalized into asset values, and the past year was no exception. Rising rural incomes quickly led to strong land value gains. Since real estate is rural ...
Economic Review , Volume 90 , Issue Q I , Pages 59-82

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The other pharm crisis

The pharmacy industry faces a multitude of challenges, and rural areas confront the possibility of losing pharmacy services.
Fedgazette , Volume 18 , Issue Jan , Pages 1-4

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Stand by your county, man

Fedgazette , Volume 14 , Issue Sep , Pages 10-11

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Trends in rural manufacturing

Main Street Economist , Issue Dec

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Rural policy lessons from abroad

Main Street Economist , Issue Nov

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Are rural banks facing increased funding pressures? : evidence from Tenth District states

During the last several years, concern has increased that changes in the financial system have made it harder for rural banks to attract enough deposits to meet local credit demands. While urban banks may face some of the same problems, it is widely believed that funding pressures have increased more for rural banks than for urban banks. In response, bank trade groups and rural development officials have proposed new measures to expand rural banks' access to loanable funds.> Three factors have led to the increased concern about the ability of rural banks to fund their loans. Firs, ...
Economic Review , Volume 83 , Issue Q II , Pages 43-67

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Exploring policy options for a new rural America : a conference summary

The United States needs a new rural policy. That was the conclusion of ten policy experts and 250 rural leaders from throughout the nation who met in Kansas City for the Center for the Study of Rural America?s second annual conference on rural policy matters, Exploring Policy Options for a New Rural America. The conference examined a menu of promising policy options and also considered ways to combine these options into a more coherent overall approach to the challenges facing rural communities.> Drabenstott and Sheaff highlight the issues raised at the conference. Participants agreed that ...
Economic Review , Volume 86 , Issue Q III , Pages 65-77

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Commentary: improving secondary markets in rural America

Proceedings – Rural and Agricultural Conferences , Issue Apr , Pages 121-129

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The rise of ethanol in rural America

Main Street Economist , Issue Mar


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