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Economic Inequality and Health Inequality Are Inextricably Linked

/   John Lettieri and Steve Glickman, CityLab

Our organization, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG), works to shed light on the socioeconomic fault lines dividing American communities. We recently cross-walked county-level measures of economic well-being from EIG’s Distressed Communities Index (DCI) with data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), finding that distressed counties have drug death rates that are on…

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Heavily Latino City Among Worst in U.S. with Income Inequality

/   Eric Moreno, Salud America

The Economic Innovation Group (EIG), a a bipartisan public policy organization created to advancing solutions that empower entrepreneurs and investors to forge a more dynamic economy in the U.S., recently completed a study that determined that San Antonio, Texas (64.34% Latino population), has one of the worst income inequalities in the country. … By: Eric…

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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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The city Amazon picks for its second headquarters will change forever

/   Kaya Yurieff and Julia Horowitz, CNNtech

“Bringing in up to 50,000 jobs into a city is pretty much an event you can’t duplicate any other way. … It’s akin to winning the lottery,” said Steve Glickman, cofounder and executive director of the Economic Innovation Group. […] Overall, HQ2 will be a “net positive” for the winning city, said John Lettieri, cofounder and…

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