Revitalizing distressed communities through private investment
Supporting entrepreneurship and the growth of new business
Future of the Economy
Championing a more innovative and accessible U.S. economy
Taking the Pulse of America’s Small Business Sector: September 10th
By Kennedy O’Dell The U.S. Census Bureau’s Small Business Pulse Survey provides weekly insight into the condition of the country’s small business sector as this unprecedented economic crisis evolves. This analysis primarily covers data from August 30th to September 5th. Here are seven things we learned about the small business economy last week: Ten percent…Read More
In Ida’s Path, Some of the Country’s Most Distressed Communities
By Kenan Fikri Hurricane Ida is pummeling some of the country’s most economically distressed communities. The states of Louisiana and Mississippi rank third and first, respectively, for the total share of their populations living in distressed communities, according to the Economic Innovation Group’s Distressed Communities Index (DCI). That means that 45 percent of the population…Read More
OZ Webinar Series | Government Strategies for Deploying Federal Funding in Opportunity Zones
Join the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) on Tuesday, September 21, for a discussion on how state and local governments are considering Opportunity Zones (OZ) as part of broader strategies to deliver COVID-19 and economic relief funding, and how OZ equity is being integrated into the suite of economic development financing...
OZ Webinar Series | Financing Clean Energy Solutions in Opportunity Zones
Join the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) on Tuesday, July 20, for a discussion on how Opportunity Zones (OZ) equity can be used to advance climate solutions by expanding clean energy innovation and technology solutions. The Biden administration is keenly focused on supporting businesses, projects, and infrastructure improvements tied to advancing...
Rise of Remote Series: Exploring Trends in Remote Work Post-COVID
Rise of Remote Series: Exploring Trends in Remote Work Post-COVID The COVID-19 public health crisis pushed approximately half of the American workforce out of their physical offices and into the remote at an unprecedented speed. While businesses and workers had been gradually shifting to remote work over the past two...