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Distressed Communities Index Reveals Five Year Gap in Life Expectancy Between Residents of Prosperous and Distressed Communities

/   Economic Innovation Group,

Amid growing division within the U.S. economy, most distressed zip codes have seen no net gains in jobs or businesses this century Washington, D.C. – The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) today released the 2017 Distressed Communities Index (DCI), a nationwide analysis and interactive tool for measuring the economic vitality of U.S. zip codes, cities, counties,…

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New State Index Reveals Nationwide Decline of Economic Dynamism

Most Dynamic State Today Scores Like One of the Least Dynamic States from Two Decades Ago Washington, D.C. – Today, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) released the Index of State Dynamism (ISD), a new way to measure and analyze the long-term decline in economic dynamism across the United States. At a time when there is growing…

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Economic Innovation Group’s John Lettieri To Testify Before The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Lettieri will speak on the state of entrepreneurship and economic dynamism in rural America Washington, D.C. – Today, John Lettieri, co-founder and senior director for policy and strategy at the Economic Innovation Group (EIG), will testify before the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship at its hearing entitled, “The Challenges and Opportunities of Running…

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Economic Innovation Group’s John Lettieri To Testify Before The Joint Economic Committee

Lettieri will speak on the decline of economic dynamism in the United States and its implications for achieving the American Dream Washington, D.C. – Today, John Lettieri, co-founder and senior director for policy and strategy at the Economic Innovation Group (EIG), will testify before the Joint Economic Committee at its hearing on the state of…

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The Economic Innovation Group Applauds Reintroduction of the Investing In Opportunity Act

Bipartisan legislation would put private investment to work revitalizing distressed communities throughout America Washington, D.C. – Today, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) lead a diverse group of stakeholders who applauded the reintroduction of the Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA), bipartisan legislation that will incentivize the private sector to make long-term investments to revitalize distressed communities….

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