Partners, Volume 15, Number 3, 2005



Financing Community Development:
Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future

A Federal Reserve System
Community Affairs Research Conference
March 29–30, 2007
The Capital Hilton
Washington, D.C.

The Community Affairs Officers of the Federal Reserve System are jointly sponsoring their fifth biennial research conference, to encourage objective research into the factors governing the availability of credit and capital to individuals and businesses within this changing financial services environment. The Philadelphia Fed’s Research Department and Community Affairs Department are organizing the conference program. The conference will bring together a diverse audience from academia, financial institutions, community organizations, foundations, and government. The Journal of Economics and Business intends to publish a special issue on the topics covered in the conference.

The program committee welcomes research papers and studies that fit the topic. Refer to

Individuals interested in presenting their research should submit via e-mail an electronic copy of their completed paper or a detailed abstract by July 15, 2006. Telephone inquiries can be made to Amy Lempert, Community Affairs Manager at the Philadelphia Fed, at 215-574-6570.

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