Community Development

 
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
This paper by the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program looks at the importance of America's older industrial cities, like Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven and how state and...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
An analysis by Ed Moscovitch of the Massachusetts Housing Partnership of 242 metro areas found that the three most important factors in determining metro area employment growth are how much...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
Connecticut Economic Resource Center's 2007 report measures Connecticut against other states in five important economic growth categories: Technology, Financial and Capital Resources,...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
From 1000 Friends of Connecticut, this report looks at the relationship between the state’s tax policy and land use planning and makes recommendations about fiscal policies that would better...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
By the Institute for Community Economics, a major technical assistance provider for community land trusts, this paper looks at how collaborative efforts between community land trusts and smart...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
Study by Harvard Institute for Economic Research's Ed Glaeser looking at the relationship between increased land use regulation and higher housing costs. Read the Report The Causes and...
Community Development
May 24, 2011
Knowledgeplex Expert Chat and Knowledgeplex Chat focusing on how vacant urban spaces can be transformed into green spaces, such as pocket parks and community gardens.  (Free registration...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
Voices from Forgotten Cities This report for PolicyLink by CHAPA and the MIT School of Architecture and Planning examines 150 older, small and poor cities in the U.S. that have been forgotten,...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
This paper for the Annie E. Casey Foundation by Policy Lab Consulting looks at the effectiveness of financial coaching and whether this popular method has been successful in changing behaviors...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
This report by the Urban Institute on strategies related to financial literacy examines why some strategies are more effective than others. Read the report: Financial Literacy Strategies: Where...
 

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