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Bill Emmons Talks Family Finances: Challenges, Changes and Opportunities

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William Emmons serves as assistant vice president and lead economist with the Center for Household Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

A prominent voice on American family finances and the economy, Emmons can has written extensively about homeownership and household wealth, the racial wealth gap and trends related to higher education, wealth and age.

The mission of the St. Louis Fed is to promote stable prices and financial stability and support maximum sustainable economic growth. Located in St. Louis, Missouri, it is one of 12 regional reserve banks that — along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. — makes up the central banking system of the United States.

Posted September 25, 2018

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Derek Douglas Talks Anchor Institutions and Transforming Communities

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Derek Douglas from the University of Chicago talks anchor institutions on the Casey Foundation podcast.

As the University of Chicago’s vice president for civic engagement and external affairs, Derek Douglas oversees the institution’s urban development and civic engagement efforts. In this role, he cultivates partnerships — locally, nationally and internationally — that support urban economic development and enhance the quality of life of residents while enriching the work of university community members.

From 2009 through 2011, Douglas worked as President Barack Obama's senior adviser on urban policy. He has also served as Washington counsel to New York Governor David A. Paterson and as the associate director of economic policy at the Center for American Progress.

Posted April 24, 2018

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