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Community and Economic Development


ProfitWise News and Views

Our third edition of 2017 focuses on the Greater Chatham Initiative, including an analysis of demographics and key elements of neighborhood economic stability. We also explore the roles of place-based funders in smaller, historically industrial cities, as well as highlight a “Q&A” to the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for planning and the Metropolitan Planning Council on the role of economic inclusion in promoting regional prosperity.

Chicago Fed Income Based Economic Index (IBEX)

The IBEX 12 Month Inflation Rates provide a monthly chain-weighted inflation measure for more than thirty socio-economic and demographic groups, as well as the overall urban population. It covers the period from 1983–2008. The inflation rates are updated annually in the first quarter of each year when new data for expenditures are available.

Related Research by Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

These are links to working papers and other research by Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago economists on topics related to community development, financial access, consumer and regulatory issues.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, USA. Tel. (312) 322-5322

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