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Many parts of South Carolina and the nation have missed out on economic recovery, study says

/   David Slade, The Post and Courier

The huge gaps between communities that strongly recovered from the Great Recession and those left behind extends nationwide, the bipartisan Economic Innovation Group found after studying economic indicators in all ZIP codes. … By: David Slade, The Post and Courier Read the full article here.

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Opinion: Economically distressed regions in the U.S. cannot be forgotten

/   Boris Epshteyn, Sinclair Broadcast Group

A recent study by the Economic Innovation Group found a growing relationship between economic prosperity, or lack thereof, and geographic location. … By: Boris Epshteyn, Sinclair Broadcast Group Read the full article here.

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Huge Swaths Of America’s Communities Are Economically Stagnant: How Can We Make Them Grow?

/   Eillie Anzilotti, Fast Company

But in the 5,225 ZIP codes across the U.S. that, in a new report, the tech-billionaire backed, pro-entrepreneurial nonprofit Economic Innovation Group has labeled “distressed communities,” you’ll see a very different picture. In Midwestern cities gutted by the decline of manufacturing, like Cleveland, and across much of the deep South, employment has dropped by 6%,…

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A. Scott Anderson: An ingenious way to bolster investment in at-risk communities

/   A. Scott Anderson, Deseret News

This disturbing trend is revealed in a new report, “Dynamism in Retreat,” by the Economic Innovation Group in Washington, D.C. It describes the scarcity of startup companies in the United States, particularly in 80 percent of the metro areas that were hardest hit by the Great Recession. … By: A. Scott Anderson, Deseret News Read…

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A chance to thrive

/   Steve Glickman and John Lettieri, Orlando Sentinel

Many Americans remain concerned about the economy. Our research shows these anxieties are not misplaced. The U.S. economy has become less dynamic since the Great Recession — more businesses have closed than opened, the rate of new business formation remains low, and workers are finding it difficult to change jobs, move and earn higher wages….

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