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Immigration May Be Our Salvation: 41% of U.S. Counties Experience Japan-Level Population Decline

/   Clare Martin, Paste Magazine

A new report released by the Economic Innovation Group has revealed an increasingly grim present and future for the United States, especially those corners of the oft-romanticized heartland, in terms of population growth.

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The Divided City: An Author Q&A with Alan Mallach

This article is the second in a new EIG Authors Series in which we explore policy issues and ideas with experts from diverse backgrounds and across the ideological spectrum. Here, Alan Mallach, a senior fellow at the Center for Community Progress discusses his recent book, The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America. Mallach’s…

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Small towns are dying everywhere but here

/   David J. Lynch, The Washington Post

As small towns elsewhere saw prosperity pass them by in favor of the big cities, something unusual happened to this rural hamlet tucked in the Bitterroot Valley: It flourished.

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Real Time Economics: What Else We’re Reading

/   Staff, Wall Street Journal

Population loss isn’t just a symptom of local economic challenges. It’s a cause.

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From Managing Decline to Building the Future: Could a Heartland Visa Help Struggling Regions?

/   By Adam Ozimek of Moody’s Analytics with Kenan Fikri and John Lettieri of EIG,

By Adam Ozimek of Moody’s Analytics with Kenan Fikri and John Lettieri of EIG

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Visas for the Heartland

/   Michael R. Strain, National Review

U.S. population growth is at an 80-year low. And the population of the United States is growing unevenly.

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