Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality

Date(s) of Conferences:

June 9–10, 2011


Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland


Keynote speakers are Janet Yellen, Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and Paul Tough, author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America. Panels are:

  • The Growth of Inequalities in the U.S.
  • Subsidies for Low-Income Housing
  • The Impace of Foreclosures on Households
  • Assets and Educational Outcomes: New Research from the Field
  • Cities in Transition: What Are the Components of Stable Communities and What Policies Will Get Us There?
  • Securing Greater Financial Stability
  • Labor Mobility and Housing
  • Schools, Neighborhoods, and Inequality
  • Changes in Community Development: Innovative Approaches and Assessing What Works
  • Workforce Development and the Formerly Incarcerated
  • Investing in CDFIs: A Winning Return
  • Asset Building in Low- and Moderate-Income Communities
  • Housing Mobility Programs and Neighborhood Effects
  • Low-Income Home Ownership
  • Lending and Loan Performance in the Aftermath of a Crisis
  • Covering the Educational Continuum in LMI Communities: From Cradle to College
  • Greater University Circle Initiative Mobile Workshop

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