Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Michael Swack / March 12, 2017 / Voices

The following is a book review by Michael Swack, Professor of Economics at the University of New Hampshire, where he has appointments at the Carsey School of Public Policy and at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics.

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Lance Loethen / March 8, 2017 / Publications

OFN’s first research publication of 2017, 20 Years of CDFI Banks and Credit Unions, 1996-2015: An Analysis of Trends and Growth, is a companion piece to 2015’s longitudinal

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/ January 31, 2017 / Voices

The facts are startling: Hispanic and black Americans have levels of wealth that are only one-tenth those of white Americans. There are many reasons why this is the case, but it is partly because they hold fewer business and financial assets.

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Donna Fabiani / January 13, 2017 / Publications

Income inequality has emerged as one of the top economic development issues in the United States since the Great Recession.

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Chris Bell / December 1, 2016 / Publications

OFN's 18th edition of Side by Side is now available. This annual reference guide for CDFI industry practitioners and investors provides key insights into the opportunity finance industry’s activity and performance.

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