Topic - Economic Development

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State incentive fund helps ease North Dakota's affordable housing shortage

HIF, a tax-incentive program to fund housing for essential workers and low- to moderate-income people, is a hit with contributors and developers alike.
Paula Woessner
July 2014 - Community Dividend

Treasury announces $153 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocations for three Ninth District organizations

July 2014 - Community Dividend

Demographics in Dynamic Heckscher-Ohlin Models: Overlapping Generations versus Infinitely Lived Consumers

Timothy J. Kehoe, Claustre Bajona
April 2014 - Staff Report

CDFIs emerge as key partners in improving community health

Community development financial institutions often play a critical role in financing the infrastructure that makes good health possible.
Ela Rausch
April 2014 - Community Dividend

Dakota Resources coaches rural towns on development strategies

Communities in rural South Dakota have a partner in Dakota Resources, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to revitalizing the state's small towns.
Angela Eilers
April 2014 - Community Dividend

First-ever tribal national park planned for Pine Ridge

April 2014 - Community Dividend

Mass CDFI recertification push winnows list, ensures compliance

A 2013 mandate from the U.S. Treasury resulted in a reduced but focused pool of community development financial institutions.
Jacob Wascalus
April 2014 - Community Dividend

With bank support, arts organizations help build better communities

Investments in local arts and culture can create social, human, and economic capital.
Jacob Wascalus
April 2014 - Community Dividend

CDFI Fund announces $17 million in Bank Enterprise Awards

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

Minneapolis Fed releases Housing Market Index report

January 2014 - Community Dividend

Mitchell, S.D., named a Smart21 Community

January 2014 - Community Dividend

Ninth District Insight Report - Quarter 2, 2013

November 2013 - Ninth District Insight

Quid Pro Quo: Technology Capital Transfers for Market Access in China

Edward C. Prescott, Ellen R. McGrattan, Thomas J. Holmes
October 2013 - Staff Report

Technical Appendix for Quid Pro Quo: Technology Capital Transfers for Market Access in China

Edward C. Prescott, Ellen R. McGrattan, Thomas J. Holmes
October 2013 - Staff Report

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

Techies and neighborhood groups hack their way to community solutions

At civic hackathons, community leaders and volunteer technologists join forces to design and build digital tools that address local needs.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2013 - Community Dividend

Migration, Congestion Externalities, and the Evaluation of Spatial Investments

Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Taryn Dinkelman
September 2013 - Working Paper

Structural Change in an Open Economy

Jing Zhang, Kei-Mu Yi, Timothy Uy
August 2013 - Staff Report

Global Imbalances and Structural Change in the United States

Timothy J. Kehoe, Kim J. Ruhl, Joseph B. Steinberg
August 2013 - Staff Report

Patent Data Appendix for Quid Pro Quo: Technology Capital Transfers for Market Access in China

Edward C. Prescott, Ellen R. McGrattan, Thomas J. Holmes
July 2013 - Staff Report

Federal tax credit program helps spur Butte business revival

With the help of New Markets Tax Credits, a mixed-use redevelopment project in Uptown Butte, Mont., is catalyzing further revitalization in the area.
Jacob Wascalus
July 2013 - Community Dividend

Heterogeneity and Risk Sharing in Village Economies

Robert Townsend, Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Krislert Samphantharak
June 2013 - Staff Report

Portfolio Choices and Risk Preferences in Village Economies

Robert Townsend, Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Krislert Samphantharak
June 2013 - Working Paper

Ninth District Insight Report - Quarter 4, 2012

April 2013 - Ninth District Insight

Childhood poverty rate climbs past 20 percent in the U.S.

January 2013 - Community Dividend

Fiddler appointed to Community Development Advisory Board

January 2013 - Community Dividend

Rural CDFIs: Creating connections to marketplaces: A conversation with Mary Mathews of the Entrepreneur Fund

Community Dividend speaks with Mary Mathews, founding president and CEO of the Entrepreneur Fund, to learn about the circumstances and challenges rural community development financial institutions (CD
Michou Kokodoko
January 2013 - Community Dividend

Service providers retool and collaborate to address increase in suburban poverty

Suburban communities in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region now have nearly as many impoverished residents as the central cities, and local assistance organizations are modifying their approaches in respo
Jacob Wascalus
January 2013 - Community Dividend

Three Affiliated Tribes to build oil refinery

January 2013 - Community Dividend

Treasury's CDFI Fund announces nearly $18 million in Bank Enterprise Awards

January 2013 - Community Dividend

Ninth District Insight Report - Quarter 2, 2012

Published by the Community Development Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
December 2012 - Ninth District Insight

Catch-up Growth Followed by Stagnation: Mexico, 1950–2010

Timothy J. Kehoe, Felipe Meza
November 2012 - Working Paper

Business Correspondent model boosts financial inclusion in India

An innovative, technology-based banking model is giving people in remote areas of India access to formal financial institutions.
Anupam Kishore
October 2012 - Community Dividend

CDFI News

October 2012 - Community Dividend

Eventually, Noise and Imitation Implies Balanced Growth

Erzo G.J. Luttmer
August 2012 - Working Paper

Heterogeneity and Risk Sharing in Village Economies

Robert Townsend, Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Krislert Samphantharak
July 2012 - Working Paper

Call for papers: The eighth biennial Federal Reserve community development research conference

July 2012 - Community Dividend

Citi Foundation awards entrepreneurship grant to SDIBA

July 2012 - Community Dividend

Fed releases report on economic development in Indian Country

July 2012 - Community Dividend

Less affluent students face mounting college debt challenges

Recent reports confirm that students from low- to moderate-income families graduate with greater student debt burdens than their more affluent peers.
Michael Grover
July 2012 - Community Dividend

Ninth District community conditions are mixed, Minneapolis Fed report finds

July 2012 - Community Dividend

Spanning the spectrum of Native workforce development

Initiatives under way in the Ninth District demonstrate that Native-focused organizations are working to increase work preparedness, education levels, and employment rates in the communities they serv
Jacob Wascalus
July 2012 - Community Dividend

United Way's ROI project measures job training outcomes

A Return on Investment evaluation initiative is yielding impressive and meaningful results.
Sarah Radosevich
July 2012 - Community Dividend

What ails the housing market? Part 1: A brief exploration of key factors inhibiting home buying

Despite low prices and interest rates, the housing market remains sluggish. Why?
Jacob Wascalus
July 2012 - Community Dividend

What ails the housing market? Part 2: Perspectives from industry professionals

Individuals from the real estate, community development, banking, and government sectors share their views.
Jacob Wascalus
July 2012 - Community Dividend

Harvest Initiative and Hunkpati Investments: Stirring up economic development on the Crow Creek reservation

The story of how residents of the Crow Creek Indian reservation, a prominent businessman, a church congregation, and two young attorneys came to be deeply involved in improving the reservation's econo
Sandy Gerber
October 2011 - Community Dividend

Little Mogadishu in the All-America City? Somali entrepreneurship in Willmar, Minnesota

Somali immigrants encounter acceptance and some challenges as they establish businesses in a small city in central Minnesota.
Nima Hassan
October 2011 - Community Dividend

Making the New Markets Tax Credit work in Native communities

Some Native communities have had success in attracting New Markets Tax Credit investments, despite unique challenges involved in implementing the program in Indian Country.
Michou Kokodoko
October 2011 - Community Dividend

U.S. Treasury announces 2011 CDFI awards

October 2011 - Community Dividend

Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy

Andrew Atkeson, Ariel Burstein
September 2011 - Staff Report

Why Have Economic Reforms in Mexico Not Generated Growth?

Timothy J. Kehoe, Kim J. Ruhl
November 2010 - Staff Report

Explaining Growth

Economist Erzo Luttmer blends two competing theories to generate a model that helps account for patterns of employment growth in U.S. companies.
Douglas Clement
September 2010 - The Region

The Bitter Effect of Cartels

In a case study of the U.S. sugar industry, James Schmitz and co-authors demonstrate that cartels can lead to big reductions in productivity
Joe Mahon
June 2010 - The Region

Models of Growth and Firm Heterogeneity

Erzo G.J. Luttmer
April 2010 - Working Paper

Technology Diffusion and Growth

Erzo G.J. Luttmer
March 2010 - Working Paper

On the Mechanics of Firm Growth

Erzo G.J. Luttmer
March 2010 - Staff Report

Technical Appendix: Unmeasured Investment and the Puzzling U.S. Boom in the 1990s

Edward C. Prescott, Ellen R. McGrattan
September 2009 - Staff Report

International Trade and Income Differences

Michael E. Waugh
September 2009 - Staff Report

Superstores or Mom and Pops? Technology Adoption and Productivity Differences in Retail Trade

David P. Lagakos
June 2009 - Staff Report

Public-Private Partnerships: For Whom the Road Tolls?

PPPS are popping up worldwide, and increasingly in the United States. Are they a way forward for crumbling infrastructure?
Ronald A. Wirtz
June 2009 - The Region

Transportation and Development: Insights from the U.S., 1840–1860

James A. Schmitz, Jr., Arilton Teixeira, Berthold Herrendorf
May 2009 - Staff Report

Trade, Growth, and Convergence in a Dynamic Heckscher-Ohlin Model

Timothy J. Kehoe, Claustre Bajona
October 2008 - Staff Report

Prizes and Patents: Using Market Signals to Provide Incentives for Innovations

V. V. Chari, Aleh Tsyvinski, Mikhail Golosov
September 2008 - Working Paper

Ideas on Growth

A summary of Robert Lucas’ conference keynote address
September 2008 - The Region

Moving the Middle Forward

A conference at the Minneapolis Fed looks to the economic future of the Midwest
Joe Mahon
September 2008 - The Region

Openness, Technology Capital, and Development

Edward C. Prescott, Ellen R. McGrattan
July 2008 - Staff Report

Urban Structure and Growth

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Mark L. J. Wright
November 2006 - Staff Report

Latin America in the Rearview Mirror

James A. Schmitz, Jr., Lee E. Ohanian, Alvaro Riascos, Harold L. Cole
September 2006 - Quarterly Review

Modeling the Transition to a New Economy: Lessons from Two Technological Revolutions

Patrick J. Kehoe, Andrew Atkeson
May 2006 - Staff Report

Fertility and Social Security

Mariacristina De Nardi, Michele Boldrin, Larry E. Jones
March 2005 - Staff Report

The Macroeconomics of Child Labor Regulation

Fabrizio Zilibotti, Matthias Doepke
February 2005 - Staff Report

What Determines Productivity? Lessons From the Dramatic Recovery of the U.S. and Canadian Iron Ore Industries Following Their Early 1980s Crisis

James A. Schmitz, Jr.
February 2005 - Staff Report

Latin America in the Rearview Mirror

James A. Schmitz, Jr., Lee E. Ohanian, Alvaro Riascos, Harold L. Cole
November 2004 - Staff Report

IER Lawrence Klein Lecture: The Case Against Intellectual Monopoly

Michele Boldrin, David K. Levine
June 2004 - Staff Report

A Unified Theory of the Evolution of International Income Levels

Edward C. Prescott, Stephen L. Parente
March 2004 - Staff Report

Measuring Consumption Growth: The Impact of New and Better Products

Peter J. Klenow
December 2003 - Quarterly Review

Decades Lost and Found: Mexico and Chile Since 1980

Patrick J. Kehoe, Timothy J. Kehoe, Raimundo Soto, Raphael Bergoeing
December 2002 - Quarterly Review

The Home Market and the Pattern of Trade: Round Three

Thomas J. Holmes, John J. Stevens
April 2002 - Staff Report

Why Did Productivity Fall So Much During the Great Depression?

Lee E. Ohanian
April 2002 - Quarterly Review

Perfectly Competitive Innovation

Michele Boldrin, David K. Levine
March 2002 - Staff Report

Factor Saving Innovation

Michele Boldrin, David K. Levine
February 2002 - Staff Report

Innovating Firms and Aggregate Innovation

Samuel Kortum, Tor Jakob Klette
February 2002 - Staff Report

A Decade Lost and Found: Mexico and Chile in the 1980s

Patrick J. Kehoe, Timothy J. Kehoe, Raimundo Soto, Raphael Bergoeing
September 2001 - Staff Report

Dollarization and the Conquest of Hyperinflation in Divided Societies

Hubert Kempf, Russell Cooper
July 2001 - Quarterly Review

Building Blocks for Barriers to Riches

Narayana Kocherlakota
March 2001 - Staff Report

Growth Cycles and Market Crashes

Michele Boldrin, David K. Levine
September 2000 - Staff Report

Paths of Development for Early- and Late-Bloomers in a Dynamic Heckscher-Ohlin Model

Patrick J. Kehoe, Andrew Atkeson
September 2000 - Staff Report

Endogenous Policy Choice: The Case of Pollution and Growth

Larry E. Jones, Rodolfo E. Manuelli
August 2000 - Staff Report

Knowledge Diffusion through Employee Mobility

April Franco, Darren Filson
July 2000 - Staff Report

The Scale of Production in Technological Revolutions

Matthew F. Mitchell
April 2000 - Staff Report

Malthus to Solow

Edward C. Prescott, Gary D. Hansen
January 1999 - Staff Report

A Defense of AK Growth Models

Ellen R. McGrattan
September 1998 - Quarterly Review

The Technological Role of Fiat Money

Narayana Kocherlakota
July 1998 - Quarterly Review

A Gain From Trade: More Research, Less Obstruction

James A. Schmitz, Jr., Thomas J. Holmes
March 1998 - Staff Report

Needed: A Theory of Total Factor Productivity

Edward C. Prescott
December 1997 - Staff Report

Government Production of Investment Goods and Aggregate Labor Productivity

James A. Schmitz, Jr.
October 1997 - Staff Report

The Poverty of Nations: A Quantitative Investigation

Ellen R. McGrattan, Patrick J. Kehoe, V. V. Chari
October 1997 - Staff Report

Capital-Skill Complementarity and Inequality: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Lee E. Ohanian, Giovanni L. Violante, José-Víctor Ríos-Rull, Per Krusell
September 1997 - Staff Report

Money is Memory

Narayana Kocherlakota
October 1996 - Staff Report

The Role Played by Public Enterprises: How Much Does It Differ Across Countries?

James A. Schmitz, Jr.
April 1996 - Quarterly Review

How Prescribed Policy Can Mislead When Data Are Defective: A Follow-up to Srinivasan (1994) Using General Equilibrium

Erinç Yeldan, Jean Mercenier
February 1996 - Staff Report

Resistance to New Technology and Trade Between Areas

James A. Schmitz, Jr., Thomas J. Holmes
December 1995 - Quarterly Review

Industry Evolution and Transition: Measuring Investment in Organization Capital

Patrick J. Kehoe, Andrew Atkeson
November 1995 - Staff Report

Social Insurance and Transition

Patrick J. Kehoe, Andrew Atkeson
November 1995 - Staff Report

The Growth Effects of Monetary Policy

V. V. Chari, Larry E. Jones, Rodolfo E. Manuelli
September 1995 - Quarterly Review

Resistance to Technology and Trade Between Areas

James A. Schmitz, Jr., Thomas J. Holmes
October 1994 - Staff Report

Industry Evolution and Transition: The Role of Information Capital

Patrick J. Kehoe, Andrew Atkeson
August 1993 - Staff Report

Changes in the Wealth of Nations

Edward C. Prescott, Stephen L. Parente
April 1993 - Quarterly Review

Early Progress on the "Problem of Economic Development"

James A. Schmitz, Jr.
April 1993 - Quarterly Review

In Search of Scale Effects in Trade and Growth

Patrick J. Kehoe, Timothy J. Kehoe, David K. Backus
July 1992 - Staff Report

Reputation With Multiple Relationships: Revising Reputation Models of Debt

Patrick J. Kehoe, Harold L. Cole
March 1991 - Staff Report

Technology Adoption and Growth

Edward C. Prescott, Stephen L. Parente
February 1991 - Staff Report

How Should Taxes Be Set?

S. Rao Aiyagari
December 1989 - Quarterly Review

Sustainable Plans

Patrick J. Kehoe, V. V. Chari
June 1989 - Staff Report

International Coordination of Fiscal Policy in Limiting Economies

Patrick J. Kehoe, V. V. Chari
May 1989 - Staff Report

How Little We Know About Budget Policy Effects

Preston J. Miller, William Roberds
April 1989 - Staff Report

Is Japan's Saving Rate High?

Fumio Hayashi
April 1989 - Quarterly Review

Understanding Japan's Saving Rate: The Reconstruction Hypothesis

Lawrence J. Christiano
April 1989 - Quarterly Review

Determinacy of Equilibria in Dynamic Models With Finitely Many Consumers

Timothy J. Kehoe, David K. Levine, Paul M. Romer
March 1989 - Staff Report

On the Denomination of Government Debt: A Critique of the Portfolio Balance Approach

Patrick J. Kehoe, David K. Backus
November 1988 - Staff Report

Time Consistency and Policy

Edward C. Prescott, Patrick J. Kehoe, V. V. Chari
August 1988 - Staff Report

The Federal Budget's Effects on Intergenerational Equity: Undone or Not Undone?

Gary H. Stern
December 1987 - Quarterly Review

Intergenerational Linkages and Government Budget Policies

S. Rao Aiyagari
April 1987 - Quarterly Review

A Reply to Darby

Preston J. Miller, Thomas J. Sargent
December 1985 - Quarterly Review

Deficits, Interest Rates, and the Tax Distribution

S. Rao Aiyagari
December 1985 - Quarterly Review

Some Pleasant Monetarist Arithmetic

Michael R. Darby
December 1985 - Quarterly Review

Some Unpleasant Monetarist Arithmetic

Thomas J. Sargent
December 1985 - Quarterly Review

Higher Deficit Policies Lead to Higher Inflation

Preston J. Miller
December 1983 - Quarterly Review

Budget Deficit Mythology

Preston J. Miller
September 1983 - Quarterly Review

A Primer on the International Monetary Fund

Carolyn P. Line, David S. Dahl, John H. Boyd
July 1983 - Quarterly Review

Toward a More Resilient International Financial System

Anthony M. Solomon
July 1983 - Quarterly Review

Deficit Policies, Deficit Fallacies

Preston J. Miller
July 1980 - Quarterly Review

Why Markets in Foreign Exchange Are Different From Other Markets

Neil Wallace
September 1979 - Quarterly Review

International Monetary Reform: The Feasible Alternatives

Neil Wallace, John H. Kareken
July 1978 - Quarterly Review

Bank Regulation: Strengthening Friedman's Case for Reform

Arthur J. Rolnick
July 1977 - Quarterly Review

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