SF Chronicle: Coffee Shops Perk Up Streets

Coffee shops perk up streets; SAN FRANCISCO; Cafes revitalize neighborhoods by providing safe gathering places, drawing other businesses Marisa Lagos, Chronicle Staff Writer The San Francisco Chronicle (California) October 25, 2008 Neighborhoods like North Beach and Noe Valley are teeming with coffee shops, but head south and you're likely to find people clamoring for a [...]

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San Francisco's Neighborhood Marketplace Initiative

Mayor Newsom Announces Neighborhood Marketplace Initiative Unique program targets public, private resources to strengthen neighborhood business districts May 23, 2005 SAN FRANCISCO – Speaking at a national conference on urban commercial district revitalization held in San Francisco today, Mayor Newsom announced a new program to bolster neighborhood business districts – the Neighborhood Marketplace Initiative. The [...]

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Beyond Lender Bias: The Struggle for Capital in a Networked Economy

This paper identifies an emerging structural logic of the financial system under which investment decisions are made by a network that relies on previous transactions as the main source for information about credit quality.