Lend an Ear: Reassessing Mortgage Lending
Skill Mismatches within Job Sectors
The Jobs Picture in the Recovery
Rethinking Workforce Development
April 26 Webinar Focuses on Online Tools for Consumers
April 20 Deadline: Small Business Owners Survey
April 25 Webinar Highlights Remittances
May 1: Growing Economies in Indian Country Summit
"Right Sizing" Efforts Can Have Community Benefit
SE Experts Discuss Implications of Constrained Budgets
Immigration Myths Unveiled
Recent Fed Board Study on Mobile Banking
Academic Discusses Proposal for New Public-sector Jobs
Regional Community Land Trust Conference in Durham, North Carolina
Online Compendium Focuses on Employment and Related Topics
Lecture Series Features Fed Chairman
March 21: Strategic Use of Data to Transform Community Investment
Economic Development Podcasts
||Editor's Note: This publication is posted on a rolling bi-monthly schedule.
Updated April 25, 2012
||Everything Must Change: Rethinking Workforce Development
4/24/2012 - Traditional workforce development approaches may require restructuring to address current economic conditions and demographic shifts. A recent EconSouth article highlights some issues to consider in tailoring workforce development programs to meet the needs of local employers.
||Growing Economies in Indian Country Summit Will Be Broadcast Live
4/18/2012 - The summit will focus on the challenges and opportunities for economic growth in Native American communities and will be broadcast live May 1. The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis are hosting the event.
||Shrinking Cities and Right Sizing in the Southeast
4/11/2012 - Some Southeastern cities have seen population declines in the last few decades. Communities facing these conditions may turn to strategies focused on "right sizing" or "smart decline," which emphasize improving the quality of life for current residents rather than attracting new ones.
||Southeast Communities Respond to Tightened Fiscal Conditions
4/11/2012 - Recently, the Atlanta Fed's Community and Economic Development outreach team interviewed experts across the Southeast on how local communities are responding to reduced state and local budgets. What impact is that having on households and communities in the region?
||Immigration Myths Unveiled
4/5/2012 - Take everything you know about immigration...and throw it out the window. Sounds drastic, but University of Southern California Professor Dowell Myers argues that most of our commonly held assumptions about immigration are wrong, and he'll tell you why.
||Federal Reserve Board Report Shows Widespread Growth in Mobile Banking
3/23/2012 - Mobile banking is a growing trend among consumers, according to recent findings from a Federal Reserve Board report. The online survey of nearly 2,300 people explores the widespread use of mobile technology to access a bank account, credit card, or other financial account.