Measuring the Impact
of Community Development Increasingly, community development organizations are being
asked to quantify the impact that they have on low- and moderate-income
communities. Sean Zielenbach offers advice about undertaking
this daunting and complicated task.
Who Are New England's Immigrants?
Foreign immigration is driving New England's population
growth and shaping the region's economic and demographic
character. Who are the region's immigrants? Where do they
live? How are they doing? An analysis by the Federal Reserve
Bank of Boston answers some of these questions.
Are Small Businesses Concerned
In a recent survey of small businesses, concerns
over credit fell low on a long list of pressing problems.
Why? This article examines how the recent economic environment
and changes in the credit industry have affected small
businesses owners' anxiety over financing.