Investing in Rural Prosperity: Key Trends in Rural Communities

Join us for an exciting webinar on rural development. Authors of chapters in the new Federal Reserve Book, external linkInvesting in rural prosperity, will provide deeper insight into innovative ways rural communities can approach development. In this first of four webinars, the authors will discuss important rural trends that will shape the opportunities and challenges for rural communities in the future.

Speakers and topics

Cynthia Duncan

Principal Investigator, Meridian Institute

Topic: Marginalization of rural communities in the United States

Kenneth Johnson

Senior Demographer and Professor of Sociology, University of New Hampshire

Topic: Demographic lifeline to rural America: Latin American population growth in new destinations, 1990-2019

Jose Enrique Garcilazo

Deputy Head of Division and Head of Unit for Regional and Rural Policy at the OECD

Topic – Megatrends and implications for rural development policy

Andre Dumont

Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Senior Community Development Analyst

Topic: Preview external linkInvesting in rural prosperity

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