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The Economic Innovation Group Applauds Introduction of the “Investing in Opportunity Act”

Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislators Offer Innovative Plan to Kickstart Revitalization of Economically Distressed Communities Across the Country Washington, D.C. – Today, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) welcomed the introduction of the Investing in Opportunity Act, a place-based solution to America’s growing economic opportunity gap, one of the most pressing economic issues of our time. Introduced by…

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Over 50 Million Americans Live In Economically Distressed Communities

Economic Innovation Group Launches The Distressed Communities Index, A New Analysis of Economic Well-Being and Spatial Inequality Washington, D.C. – The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) today launched the Distressed Communities Index (DCI), an interactive heat map and analysis for identifying, visualizing, and evaluating economic prosperity and distress spanning nearly every community throughout the country. The…

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Economic Innovation Group Names Leading Economic Development and Entrepreneurship Experts to New Policy Council

Advisory Group Will Aid EIG Efforts to Forge a More Dynamic American Economy Washington, D.C. – The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) today announced the formation of a new Policy Council, an external advisory group comprised of leading experts and practitioners with deep public and private sector experience related to economic development, entrepreneurship, and public policy….

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Economic Innovation Group Welcomes Four Members to Growing Team

Washington, D.C. (December 1, 2015) – The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) announced four new additions to its team that will enhance the organization’s capabilities across public affairs, policy development, partnerships, and government relations. These new positions strengthen EIG’s ability to influence the economic debate in DC and develop data-driven policy proposals to tackle America’s pressing…

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Economists Call On Congress To Protect Funding For The Bureau Of Labor Statistics

  Letter Highlights Essential Role of BLS Data for the Public and Private Sectors Washington, D.C. – A diverse group of 63 economists, led by members of the Economic Innovation Group’s (EIG) Economic Advisory Board, sent a letter to members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees today detailing the essential role the Bureau of…

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