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December 21st 2016

Economy League Announces Resignation of Steve Wray as Executive Director

Philadelphia, PA – The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia today announced that its executive director, Steve Wray, will be resigning from his position at the Economy League in spring of 2017. Read More
November 28th 2016

Commentary: Lessons learned from L.A. can help address Philly problems

November 28, 2016 By Christina Chepel, Julie Coker Graham, Peter Gonzales, and Hugh Lavery, Philadelphia Inquirer   In some ways, Philadelphia couldn't be more different from Los Angeles. We're an old Northeast corridor region known for our "eds and meds" industry strengths. They are a sunny... Read More
November 3rd 2016

University City Science Center QED program fuels 5 startups with $4.84M in funding: Study

The University City Science Center’s QED proof-of-concept program, designed to bridge the funding gap between the point of discovery and commercialization in the life sciences and health care technology industry, received an in-depth performance evaluation that was released Wednesday night. Read More
November 3rd 2016

If SEPTA strike lasts long, local economy could lose millions: Experts

November 3, 2016 Kenneth Hilario, Reporter   As more people find alternate modes of transportation to their destinations during the SEPTA strike, experts say the standstill will be no more than an inconvenience in the short-term, but in the long-term it could cause tens to hundreds of... Read More
October 13th 2016

Economy League: Philadelphia can learn from L.A.

October 13, 2016 Kenneth Hilario, Reporter, Philadelphia Business Journal   Philadelphians may want Los Angeles sunny skies, sun-kissed skin and Hollywood starlets’ figures, but local business leaders instead brought home ideas the City of Brotherly Love could learn from La La Land.   The... Read More
July 18th 2016

What your org can learn from how the Economy League does research

Whether your organization is big or small, take these three lessons to heart. Read More
July 15th 2016

Can Philly Become a Hub of the “Impact Economy”?

Ben Franklin Technology Partners and the Economy League want ImpactPHL to encourage companies to “do well while doing good.” Read More
July 14th 2016

Harker: Fed likely to raise rates twice this year

Excerpts from Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia president and ceo Patrick T. Harker's talk Wednesday for the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia. Read More
July 13th 2016

Building a Healthy Long-Term Economy

Keynote Remarks by Patrick T. Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, at the 2016 World Class Summit. Read More
July 11th 2016

The Catalyst

A new alliance, ImpactPHL, pledges to grow the local impact economy. Here’s why it’s important it succeeds. Read More
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