11.437 Financing Economic Development


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Focuses on financing tools and program models to support local economic development. Provides an overview of private capital markets and financing sources to understand capital market imperfections that constrain economic development, business accounting, financial statement analysis, federal economic development programs, and public finance tools. Covers policies and program models, including revolving loan funds, guarantee programs, venture capital funds, bank holding companies, community development loan funds and credit unions, micro enterprise funds, and the Community Reinvestment Act. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 25.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.437 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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