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The State of Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)

December 1, 2003

Researchers examine the costs, benefits, challenges and policy implications of the widespread use by states of electronic benefit transfer (EBT) technology to distribute welfare benefits. This paper seeks to advance public understanding of the development of Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) … Continued

Business-First Economic Development Benefits the Inner City: A Partnership of the Eaton Corporation Navy Controls Division and The Northwest Side Community Development Corporation

August 1, 2001

A case study describes how significant engagement with community organizations and public officials helps a major employer in a declining industry remain competitive and a low-income minority neighborhood build a competitive workforce and prosper. The partnership between Eaton Corporation’s Navy … Continued

Creating Value in Inner City Supermarkets The Community Pride Way: A Case Study

August 1, 2001

Center researchers document the compelling business model of the nation’s largest minority grocer. Jimmy Johnson focuses on superior, customer-targeted service, community involvement, and workforce development and retention. Employing a business model based on superior, customer-targeted service, community involvement, and workforce … Continued