Smart Subsidy for Community Development Smart Subsidy for Community Development

A Joint Publication by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and The Aspen Institute A Joint Publication by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and The Aspen Institute

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July 1, 2011

An exploration of the history and current use of subsidy in community development and how public incentives are being used in smart ways to promote investments in lower-income communities and economic opportunity for lower-income individuals and families.


Features

  • A primer on the role of subsidy in economic and community development
  • An overview of the historical and current use of public incentives in community development
  • Research on how subsidy is being used efficiently and effectively to promote community development

Complete Book (122 pp.) pdf

Contents

Introduction pdf
Anna Steiger, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, David Black, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and Kirsten Moy, The Aspen Institute Public

Public Incentives in Community Development

Smart Use of Subsidy in Community Development