Household and Small Business Data: Chatham

The Chatham survey took place in 1997-1998 in a middle-class black neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. A total of 196 households and 181 small businesses were interviewed. A team from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago led the data collection efforts.

Data

The datasets are available in SAS format, zipped using PKZIP and ASCII format. Download the SAS viewer. For other formats, please contact CEDRIC's coordinator at: Cedric@chi.frb.org.

Documentation

Background Information

Research Studies

Small Business Access to Trade Credit: Some Evidence of Ethnic Differences

Daniel Aaronson, Paul Huck and Robert Townsend
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Policy Studies, May 2000

 

Supplier Relationships and Small Business Use of Trade Credit

Daniel Aaronson, Raphael Bostic, Paul Huck and Robert Townsend
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Working Paper Series, December 2000

 

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Annual Report 2000
Highlighted research based on the households and small business owners in these two ethnic/racial communities.

Small Business Finance in Two Chicago Minority Neighborhoods

Paul Huck, Sherrie L. W. Rhine, Philip Bond and Robert Townsend
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Perspectives, 1999

 

The Homeownership and Financing Experience in Two Chicago Minority Neighborhoods

Sherrie L.W. Rhine and Maude Toussaint-Comeau
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Policy Studies, December 2000

 

Access to Credit and Financial Services Among Black Households

Maude Toussaint-Comeau and Sherrie L.W. Rhine
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Policy Studies, June 2000

 

Increasing Participation in Mainstream Financial Markets by Black Households

Maude Toussaint-Comeau and Sherrie L. W. Rhine
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Policy Studies, December 2000