Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Federal Credit Programs and Local Economic Performance

Shaffer, Sherrill; Collender, Robert N.


Several theories of externalities and asymmetric information suggest a positive role for government programs to assist credit markets, though potential distortions by special interests carry attendant dangers. The authors examine the empirical association between funding by several federal government programs and subsequent economic performance, measured six ways, for U.S. metropolitan areas during the 1990s. Significant differences are found across programs and performance measures. Observed...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Economic Development Quarterly
DOI: 10.1177/0891242408324520


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Shaffer_Federal_Credit_Programs_and_2009.pdf128.09 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator