Call for papers: The eighth biennial Federal Reserve community development research conference
Published July 1, 2012 | July 2012 issue
The Community Affairs Officers of the Federal Reserve System invite paper submissions for Resilience and Rebuilding for Low-Income Communities: Research to Inform Policy and Practice, the eighth biennial Federal Reserve community development research conference, to be held April 11–13, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Core discussion topics are:
- The community development finance field after the Great Recession;
- Housing markets and neighborhood stabilization;
- Asset building and community resilience;
- Access to credit and financial services for consumers and small businesses;
- Poverty and inequality;
- Place-based community and economic development; and
- Demographic change, human capital, and workforce development.
Papers that fit the underlying conference theme but fall outside of these topic areas will also be considered. To submit a completed paper (preferred) or detailed abstract, e-mail Karen Leone de Nie of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 15, 2012. To read the full version of this call for papers, visit www.frbatlanta.org/documents/commdev/research_conf_2013_call_for_papers.pdf.