TLF Resources

Below is a collection of growing resources that features original works from the TLF alongside suggested readings and is organized by issue area. Resources developed by the TLF are the product of information gathered from convenings with trustees and independent research. We will continue to add new materials on retirement security and responsible investment as they become available.

As an introductory reading to the work of the TLF and its inception, read a paper submitted to the UNPRI Academic Conference in September 2011 by IRI Director, David Wood and Senior Fellow, Jay Youngdahl: Initial Lessons from the TLF.

Use the right sidebar to explore the resource list by topic.

Collaboration by Design: Pro Neighborhoods Through a Capital Absorption Lens

Applying the framework of capital absorption, this brief review suggests some initial thoughts on how support for formal collaboration may foster CDFI capacity development in new areas of expertise at three levels:

  1. At the level of the individual CDFI
  2. At the level of collaboration among CDFIs
  3. At the level of the community investment system

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TLF Webinar: "The Big Squeeze" - A New Report from the AFT on Fees

A recording of the July 13, 2017 TLF Webinar (1 hour) (password protected)

This webinar features Elizabeth Parisian (American Federation of Teachers) and Eric Richard (NJ AFL-CIO) discussing the AFT's new research on alternative investment fees and pension funds.

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