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More than seventy-four years ago, on September 21, 1938, a devastating hurricane—sometimes referred to as the Long Island Express—struck the southern shore of Long Island without much warning, killing fifty people and causing massive property damage.
Jaison R. Abel and Jason Bram The regional economy experienced a weakening in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, according to the New York Fed’s latest Beige Book report. Eight times a year, each of the nation’s twelve Federal Reserve Banks produces a report on current economic conditions in its District, based on largely anecdotal information […]
On March 6, 1933, President Roosevelt issued a proclamation of a national bank holiday, which prohibited the withdrawal of gold for hoarding and other purposes and resulted in the temporary closure of all banks in the United States.
In a new working paper, Josh Lerner and I explore how the venture capital (VC) model can be harnessed to achieve socially targeted ends by examining the investment record of community development venture capital (CDVC) firms.
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