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Joint Economic Committee Hearing on the Decline of Economic Opportunity in the United States: Causes and Consequences

April 5, 2017: John W Lettieri, Economic Innovation Group *Watch the full hearing here.

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Is the American Dream Alive or Dead? It Depends on Where You Look

EIG has joined county-level data from our Distressed Communities Index (DCI) with the economic mobility estimates created by Raj Chetty’s team at Harvard’s Equality of Opportunity Project (EOP)

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Dynamism in Retreat

It may come as a surprise that Americans are less likely to start a business, move to another region of the country, or switch jobs now than at any time in recent memory. But dynamism is in retreat nationwide and in nearly every measurable respect.

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How Struggling Local Economies Helped Decide the 2016 Election

/   EIG, EIG

Tomorrow, Donald Trump will be sworn in as America’s 45th president. While there is much speculation about the coming Administration’s approach to the economy, conventional wisdom has coalesced around the idea that deep-seated economic anxiety was a driving force on election day.

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The Millennial Economy

Millennials are the future of the U.S. economy. But when it comes to their future, and the future of the country, they are a deeply pessimistic generation. EY and EIG conducted a new national public opinion survey of 1,200 Millennials to gauge their views on a variety of issues related to the economy at all…

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