New Book: Doing Development in Arkansas
Posted by on November 5, 2004
New Book: Doing Development in Arkansas: Using Credit to Create Opportunity Outside the Mainstream
By Richard P. Taub
The University of Arkansas Press
In 1988, Governor Bill Clinton invited a Chicago-based banking and economic development corporation, the Shorebank Corporation, to come to Arkansas and use credit to encourage economic growth. This is the story of the Southern Development Bancorporation which was the fruit of that effort.
A first-rate book on finance and regional development. John Caskey, Professor of Economics, Swarthmore College
“………..is a richly textured case study that chronicles a bold experiment,” Marta Tienda, board member of the New York Fed and Professor, Princeton University
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