Entrepreneurship in Low- and Moderate- Income Communities, November 2005, Fed Res Bank of Kansas City

 

          
         
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Foreword
THOMAS M. HOENIG
President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City


The Contributors


Introduction: Entrepreneurship in Low and Moderate Income Communities
KELLY D. EDMISTON
Senior Economist, Community Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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The Moderators

KELLY D. EDMISTON
Senior Economist, Community Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

ROBERT STROM
Director, Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

ALAN D. BARKEMA
Senior Vice President, Regional, Public and Community Affairs Division,
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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Alleviating the Lagging Performance of Economically Depressed Communities and Regions

Author:

TIMOTHY BATES
Distinguished Professor of Labor and Urban Affairs and Economics,   
Wayne State University

Commentary:

ANNA PAULSON
Senior Economist, Consumer and Community Affairs,
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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State of Literature on Small to Medium-Size Enterprises and Entrepreneurship in Low-Income Communities

Author:

ZOLTAN J. ACS
University Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason University

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Does Small Business Administration Guaranteed Lending Improve Economic Performance in Low-Income Areas?

Authors:

WILLIAM E. JACKSON III
Financial Economist and Associate Policy Adviser,
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

BEN R. CRAIG
Economic Adviser, Research Department,
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

JAMES B. THOMPSON
Vice President and Financial Economist, Research Department,
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Commentary:

ALICIA ROBB
Executive Director, Foundation for Sustainable Development

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Stumbling Blocks to Entrepreneurship in Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

Authors:

JAMES R. BARTH
Senior Fellow, Milken Institute, and Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance, Auburn University

GLENN YAGO
Director, Capital Studies, Milken Institute

BETSY ZEIDMAN
Research Fellow and Director, Center for Emerging Domestic Markets, Milken Institute

Commentary:

RICHARD M. TODD
Vice President, Community Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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What Determines the Variation in Entrepreneurial Success?

Authors:

DAVID B. AUDRETSCH
Director of the Research Department on Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Public Policy, Max Planck Institute of Economics, and Director of the Institute for Development Strategies and Ameritech Chair of Economic Development, Indiana University

ERIK LEHMANN
Professor, University of Augsburg

Commentary:

BRUCE J. KATZ
Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
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Concluding Remarks 

MICHAEL S. BARR
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
JEREMY NOWAK
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Reinvestment Fund

KELLY G. SHAVER
Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, College of Charleston

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The Participants

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