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    The Economy League brings together leaders across all sectors to address the most challenging issues facing the Greater Philadelphia region. 

     

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    WE PROVIDE INSIGHT

    The Economy League leverages its historic foundation of independent, high-quality analysis to deepen understanding of key regional opportunities and challenges.

     

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    WE CONNECT LEADERS

    Economy League signature events provide Greater Philadelphia's most engaged business and civic leaders with insight, strategies, and connections to galvanize action on critical regional issues. 

     

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    WE DRIVE REGIONAL CHANGE

    The Economy League works in collaboration with key civic, business, and governmental partners to develop and advance initiatives focused on driving regional growth and opportunity.

     

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    SUPPORT OUR WORK

    The Economy League relies on the support of corporate, institutional, and individual contributors to advance its mission.

     

 UPCOMING EVENTS

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April 13th 2016

A Metro Export Plan for Greater Philadelphia

Join us on April 13 for the release of the Greater Philadelphia Metro Export Plan and a discussion with regional leaders on how its implementation will help drive much-needed job and revenue growth in our region. Read More

THE LATEST

 

Economy League updates and insight on education and talent development, business growth, and infrastructure in Greater Philadelphia.
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Infrastructure
January 21st 2016

Regional Infrastructure Outlook for 2016

With the calendar turning over into a new year, Economy League managing director Nick Frontino takes a look at some of the top infrastructure issues... Read More
January 5th 2016

How will extending SEPTA rail to King of Prussia benefit Norristown?

A look at the impact of direct rail to KOP isn't complete without acknowledging the potential effect on Norristown across the Schuylkill River. Read More
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GPLEX
December 21st 2015

Wilmington's Renaissance

Despite the city of Wilmington’s reputation as a business powerhouse, strategic location along the northeast corridor, and proximity to major... Read More
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OPEN POSITION: PROJECT MANAGER

 

The Economy League is seeking a highly-motivated, team-oriented professional to fill the role of Project Manager. Ideal candidates will have a Master’s degree in city and regional planning, public policy, economics, or a related field; or a Bachelor’s degree plus two to three years of professional experience in research and project management.

 

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THE WORLD CLASS AGENDA

 

The Economy League’s World Class Greater Philadelphia agenda is focused on improving education and talent development outcomes in our region, boosting business growth and making our infrastructure more effective and reliable. The World Class agenda was developed with input from more than 1,700 business, nonprofit, government, labor, and community leaders from around the Philadelphia area. 

Education & Talent Development

Education at all stages—from cradle to career—is more important than ever in today’s knowledge economy, both for individual opportunity and regional prosperity. Read More

Business Growth

Business activity in the region drives employment and creates opportunity while generating the tax revenues that enable the public sector to provide and coordinate crucial services. Read More

Infrastructure

The region’s transportation networks, land assets, and environment play a major role in facilitating commerce and providing access to opportunity. Read More
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OUR IMPACT

EDUCATION & TALENT DEVELOPMENT

 

EXPANDING ACCESS TO HIGH-QUALITY EARLY LEARNING

 

Economy League research and leadership engagement has helped power the high-profile Pre-K for PA campaign – a statewide effort to raise awareness of the value and impact of expanded access to quality pre-k. The campaign has built a strong foundation of support from prominent business executives, key elected officials, law enforcement, and military leaders that is informing funding discussions in Harrisburg.

 

OUR INVESTORS

The Economy League thanks the corporate, institutional, and individual investors whose financial support makes our work possible.
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    FEATURED CAMPAIGN

     

    REGIONAL EXPORTS

     

    Despite more than 80 percent of global GDP growth projected to occur outside the U.S. between 2013 and 2018, only five percent of American companies currently export and, among those that do, 58 percent export to only one market. Recognizing the opportunity to take our region’s export outcomes to the next level, the Economy League and the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia are leading a coalition of partners to develop and disseminate a customized, data-driven metro export strategy.

     

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