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Is subprime lending making a comeback?

News reports have suggested that higher-risk lending is on the rise, but an analysis by the Minneapolis Fed paints a more nuanced picture.
Michael Grover
October 2014 - Community Dividend

Professional services firms' growth may be constrained by labor availability

Toby Madden
June 2014 - fedgazette

How did community land trusts survive the housing crash?

Thanks to some of their features and practices, these shared-equity homeownership organizations appear to have weathered the recent crisis relatively well.
Harshada Karnik
January 2014 - Community Dividend

Making surety bonds a surer thing for Native contractors

Recent changes to a federal bond-guarantee program could help construction firms in Indian Country and elsewhere do business.
Andrew Twite, Ahna Minge
January 2014 - Community Dividend

Business leaders expect increased economic growth in 2014

Business Outlook Poll
Toby Madden
January 2014 - fedgazette

Long-awaited rules require the BIA to "buy Indian"

New rules that implement the Buy Indian Act of 1910 give procurement preferences to Indian-owned businesses.
Paula Woessner
October 2013 - Community Dividend

"Agripreneur" program helps rural Latinos become small-scale farmers

An initiative of Minneapolis-based Main Street Project teaches budding farmers, or "agripreneurs," to raise and sell poultry and other agricultural products as part of an emerging local food network.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2012 - Community Dividend

How good is the Good Faith Estimate?

An analysis of new research suggests that, contrary to the views of some observers, the Good Faith Estimate disclosure has been an accurate predictor of actual mortgage closing costs.
J. Michael Collins
January 2011 - Community Dividend

Starting up when the economy's down: A snapshot of Minnesota's new entrepreneurs

During the recent recession, when most people tightened their belts and took fewer financial risks, thousands of entrepreneurs mustered their courage and decided to try business ownership.
Michou Kokodoko
July 2010 - Community Dividend

The L3C: A new business model for socially responsible investing

The low-profit limited liability company, or L3C, is a newly developed form of business that blends attributes of nonprofit and for-profit organizations in order to promote investment in so
Sue Woodrow, Steve Davis
November 2009 - Community Dividend

Fiscal Policy and the Great Depression

Ellen McGrattan's research suggests that dividend income taxation during Depression years may have had a significant impact on investment, equity values and GDP.
Douglas Clement
September 2009 - The Region

Licensed to Bill

Morris Kleiner examines the dramatic rise of U.S. occupational licensing and the economic consequences of this little-noted trend.
Douglas Clement
September 2009 - The Region

Reputation from Nested Activities: The Inefficient Effects of Scapegoating

Guillermo L. Ordonez
July 2009 - Staff Report

The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization

Book Review
Thomas M. Supel
June 1993 - The Region

Managing for the Future: The 1990s and Beyond

Book Review
Thomas E. Gainor
December 1992 - The Region

Ethical Theory and Business and Principles of Biomedical Ethics

Book Reviews
Ron Kaatz
February 1990 - The Region

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