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Business Professor: Data Tell the Story of Sandtown-Winchester's Problems

Business Professor: Data Tell the Story of Sandtown-Winchester's Problems

May 14, 2015

Seema Iyer, director of the Real Estate and Economic Development program in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and associate director for the Jacob France Institute, tells the Associated Press that published data about incomes and jobs in Sandtown-Winchester reveal the depths of the neighborhood's problems.

Economic Development Director: 'We Need All of Our Neighborhoods'

Economic Development Director: 'We Need All of Our Neighborhoods'

May 6, 2015

Seema Iyer, research assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and director of the school's Real Estate and Economic Development program, told MSNBC that work must be done to end Baltimore's economic disparities and knit together all of the city's neighborhoods.

Business Professor: City Can't Thrive Unless All of It Thrives

Business Professor: City Can't Thrive Unless All of It Thrives

May 4, 2015

Darlene Smith, professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, tells The Baltimore Sun that Baltimore's recovery from last week's unrest will hinge on efforts to pull up each and every neighborhood.

Business Professor: If Local Businesses Leave, Neighborhoods Suffer

Business Professor: If Local Businesses Leave, Neighborhoods Suffer

April 30, 2015

Interviewed in The Washington Post, Steve Isberg, professor of finance in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says that local businesses damaged in the recent civil unrest may not be able to bounce back - and if that happens, neighborhoods will suffer. Isberg also was interviewed by CBS News and Fox 45 on the same topic.

City Map Shows Strong Contrasts

City Map Shows Strong Contrasts

April 29, 2015

Meta analysis by the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance-Jacob France Institute (BNIA-JFI) shows sharp contrasts in several quality-of-life indicators in various Baltimore neighborhoods - part of the conversation surrounding the recent social unrest in the city. The Jacob France Institute is the University of Baltimore's economic research center, housed in the Merrick School of Business.

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