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Small Business Credit Survey Firms in Focus
By Lucas Misera
Download easy-to-use presentations that provide clear information about Small Business Credit Survey (SBCS) findings for employer firms. Slides are available by race/ ethnicity, industry, state, and more.
By Heidi Kaplan
Workforce development and job service entities experienced the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, with almost all reporting disruptions in 2021. Here's what survey data tells us.
Perspectives from Main Street
By Nishesh Chalise, Violeta Gutkowski
The spread of COVID-19 and the many efforts to slow it are impacting communities throughout the nation. To best respond to this crisis, information is needed about the scope and scale of challenges in various communities. This report offers findings of a survey designed to collect information on the effects of COVID-19 on low- to moderate-income people and communities and the entities serving them. The survey was fielded by eight national partners and the Federal Reserve System's community development function.
SBCS 2021 Non-employer Firms Survey
By Emily Corcoran
Help inform policy conversations and decision-making. Take the Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey, open September 8-November 19, 2021.
Labor Market Equity Simulation FAQs
By Federal Reserve Community Development Staff
While answers to many common questions can be found in our detailed methods, here are additional responses […]
2021 CDFI Survey Key Findings
By Federal Reserve Community Development Staff, Surekha Carpenter, Alexander Nikolov, Stephanie Norris, Alison Shott
From March 22 through May 14, 2021, the Federal Reserve fielded the 2021 CDFI Survey. Here's what 345 CDFIs said about their financial well-being throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, operational gaps and challenges, and effects on clients and communities they serve.
Diverse group of employees taking notes
By Federal Reserve Community Development Staff
Imagine that racial and gender gaps no longer exist in the labor market. Would economic benefits extend beyond people no longer facing disparities?
By Federal Reserve Community Development Staff
<< View the simulation We apply the standard shift-share techniques from a recent Federal Reserve working […]
2021 CDFI Survey
By Christy Cleare
The Federal Reserve wants to hear about challenges facing Community Development Financial Institutions to help inform policy recommendations and programs. Take the 2021 CDFI survey March 22 – April 23, 2021.
Perspectives from Main Street
By Nishesh Chalise, Daniel Paul Davis, Michael Grover, Violeta Gutkowski, David Kaufmann, Karen Leone de Nie
Throughout 2020, the Federal Reserve surveyed nonprofits, financial institutions, government agencies, and other community organizations to understand the effects of COVID-19 on low- to moderate-income communities and the entities serving them. Here's what they found.