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Inclusive Wealth Building initiative

Our Priorities

  • Distressed Communities

    Revitalizing distressed communities through private investment

  • Entrepreneurship

    Supporting entrepreneurship and the growth of new business

  • Future of the Economy

    Championing a more innovative and accessible U.S. economy

Latest News

EIG Applauds Revival of the International Entrepreneur Rule

Washington, D.C. – The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) applauds the Biden administration’s announcement to revive and fully launch the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER) which would allow foreign startup founders to build high-growth companies in the U.S. by using the Department of Homeland Security’s parole authority. “Startups fuel the dynamism of the American economy,” said John…

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The Country Needs a National Development Strategy

By Kenan Fikri, Catherine Lyons, and Kennedy O’Dell The American Jobs Plan (AJP) includes a number of economic development initiatives aimed at spurring growth throughout the country, from rural communities to interior metros. While the AJP contains a number of strong policy ideas, the new programs face the same challenge in achieving impact as existing…

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EIG American Dynamism Series | The Case for Non-Compete Reform

By Emma Hecker  On April 29th, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) hosted a webinar to discuss the Workforce Mobility Act, recently reintroduced bipartisan legislation from U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Todd Young (R-IN), that would limit the use of non-compete agreements that curtail worker mobility, stem wage growth, and stifle entrepreneurship and innovation.  Today,…

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OZ Webinar Series | Investing in Rural and Gateway Communities

Join the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) on Wednesday, May 5, for an overview of Opportunity Zone (OZ) investment activity occurring outside of major cities, in rural and gateway communities.  More than 60 percent of OZs are located outside of high-density metropolitans, providing ample opportunity for investment in rural and gateway...

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EIG American Dynamism Series | The Case for Non-compete Reform

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Today, roughly 20 percent of all workers—approximately 30 million Americans—are covered by a non-compete agreement. The use of non-competes hinders worker mobility, reduces wage growth, and stifles entrepreneurship and innovation, with a disproportionately harmful effect on...

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OZ Webinar Series | Achieving Impact in Opportunity Zones Through Local Partnerships

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Join the Economic Innovation Group on Tuesday, March 30, for a discussion on how to partner with local governments, community groups, and nonprofit organizations in order to achieve a financial and social return on Opportunity Zones...

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