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In Case You Missed It…

The latest round-up of all EIG-related content. We have been hard at work at EIG in 2017. From producing original research to working with a diverse group of partners to championing innovative policy, we are working every day to address our nation’s most pressing economic challenges. Recently, we have shared our thoughts on President Trump’s…

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Six Ways to Understand America’s Dynamism Crisis

How dynamic is the U.S. economy? Far less dynamic than it used to be, according to EIG’s latest report, Dynamism in Retreat. Fewer businesses open and close each year, fewer workers change jobs, and fewer people are moving across the country than ever on record. The collapse in dynamism during the Great Recession, particularly the…

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Trump’s Quiet Economic Crisis

By Steve Glickman & John Lettieri Originally published on Fox News, 2/27/17 “We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people.” The opening words of President Trump’s inaugural address likely foreshadow the theme for his first address before…

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The Investing in Opportunity Act Factsheet

“Too many American communities have been left behind by widening geographic disparities and increasingly uneven economic growth. We come from different parties and regions, but share the common conviction that all Americans should have access to economic opportunity regardless of their zip code.” -Senators Scott and Booker & Congressmen Tiberi and Kind joint statement, 2/2/2017…

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The Investing in Opportunity Act: What They’re Saying…

EIG is Proud to Lead a Diverse Group Supporting the Investing in Opportunity Act Today, Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representatives Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Congressman Ron Kind(D-WI), reintroduced the Investing in Opportunity Act. This bipartisan legislation will incentivize the private sector to make long-term investments to revitalize distressed communities…

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