Capital Flows

A collection of our research tracking the provision of financing to people, places, and businesses both nationally and within specific markets.

Community Development Financial Institutions

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Project maps the distribution of CDFI services across the country, identifies metrics to measure CDFI activities’ effectiveness, and convenes CDFI leaders to discuss state and local policy opportunities to expand CDFI impact.

Mapping America’s Futures

Test possible scenarios for how the US population might change by 2020 and 2030. The results will change depending on whether you choose low, average, or high rates for future births, deaths, or migration.

Opportunity Zones

Our ongoing research and guidance on Opportunity Zones, including analysis of designated census tracts, place-based coverage of implementation, and policy recommendations for local and federal actors.

State Economic Monitor

The State & Local Finance Initiative’s State Economic Monitor tracks and analyzes economic and fiscal trends at the state level.