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LETTER: Rep. Sewell supports bill to help distressed communities

/   John Lettieri and Steve Glickman, Tuscaloosa News

As tax reform moves through Congress with the goal of spurring economic growth, many Americans are still feeling left behind by the economic recovery. Our recent research shows that these anxieties are not misplaced. Economic well-being varies drastically between communities, often blocks apart from one another. One in six Americans are living in distressed communities…

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A path for revitalizing South Dakota’s “Left Behind” Communities

/   John Lettieri and Steve Glickman, Capital Journal

As tax reform moves through Congress to spur economic growth, many Americans are still feeling left behind by the recent economic recovery. Our research shows that these anxieties are not misplaced. Economic well-being varies drastically between communities, often blocks apart from one another. One in six Americans are living in distressed communities nationwide. … By:…

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Letters: Diplomacy abroad, ‘left behind’ communities and more

/   John Lettieri and Steve Glickman, Ithaca Journal

Many Americans still feel left behind by the recent economic recovery. Our research shows that these anxieties are not misplaced. Economic well-being varies drastically between communities, often blocks apart from one another. One in six Americans are living in distressed communities nationwide, rural and urban alike. … By: John Lettieri and Steve Glickman, Ithaca Journal…

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Globalisation has marginalised many regions in the rich world

/   Staff, The Economist

So rather than attempting to seed clusters, governments could instead focus on spreading know-how in order to increase the attractiveness of laggard regions to productive firms. Improving the investment climate in struggling areas could help. In 2015 the Economic Innovation Group, an American think-tank, published a report by two economists—Jared Bernstein, a Democrat, and Kevin…

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Evanoff: 50,000 Amazon jobs? Wait a minute

/   Ted Evanoff, The Commercial Appeal

Do we have a chance? I’d say we could land among the final dozen cities. But I asked John Lettieri what he makes of all this. He doubts we’ll make the short list. “Whoever wins it, it’s akin to winning the lottery. It’s a rare event. Most places cannot win,” Lettieri said.  “Most places do…

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