Panel: Efficacy of Publicly-Funded Place-Based Policies
(Housing and Community Development)

Friday, November 3, 2017: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Wright (Hyatt Regency Chicago)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Organizers:  Matthew Baird, RAND Corporation
Panel Chairs:  Heather Schwartz, RAND Corporation
Discussants:  Matthew Baird, RAND Corporation and Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

The Neighborhood Effects of Mixed-Income Housing Development
Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

The Efficacy of Hiring Credits in Distressed Areas
Michael B. Suher, New York University

In this session, we will look at how effective place-based publicly-funded policies are at creating local improvements. Two of these papers examine the effects of public housing investment on local economies, and the other looks at the effect of local hiring tax credits in distressed labor markets.

See more of: Housing and Community Development
See more of: Panel