Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bridging the Gap: Alternative Providers of Credit to Small Businesses

Community-based lenders and other nonbank entities saw a steep rise in demand when bank lending to small businesses dropped by more than 50% between 2007 and 2010. [1] A recent article in ProfitWise News and Views, “Small Business Credit: Alternative … Continue reading

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Chicago Fed Income-Based Economic Index (IBEX)

While the main purpose of our blog is to promote new projects and research we in CDPS are working on at all stages, we also want to highlight existing community development resources on our website, such as the Chicago Fed … Continue reading

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