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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
June 15th 2016

Report: University City Science Center generates $13B economic impact on region

A joint effort of the Science Center, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia and Econsult Solutions Inc., The University City Science Center: An Economic Catalyst for Greater Philadelphia report shows the West Philly incubator helped to "drive $12.9 billion in annual economic activity" in... Read More
June 15th 2016

Science Center Is an Economic Catalyst for Greater Philadelphia

Economic Impact Study Traces One Out of Every 100 Jobs in Region Back to Science Center Incubation Services Read More
May 20th 2016

Commentary: Jobs ensure that ex-inmates get second chance

A bipartisan movement has emerged to make our criminal justice system fairer and more effective. Read More
April 26th 2016

3 reasons why nonprofits should care about the city’s export plan

What has a robust economy with a strong global presence, sustainable job growth and high wages all over? Hint: The answer isn’t quite Philadelphia. Read More
April 26th 2016

Local to global: the greater philadelphia export plan wants to boost billions in business

How can a local economy make a global debut? After more than a year of market analysis -- along with surveys and interviews with local businesses -- the finalized study and a plan of action were released this month. Read More
April 13th 2016

Go sell it: Export globally to grow sales and jobs, plan for region urges

Floating tantalizing growth prospects, including $6.3 billion in new sales each year and 35,000 additional jobs, economic-development officials Wednesday morning released a three-year export plan for the Philadelphia region. Read More
April 13th 2016

Economy League, World Trade Center unveil export plan to boost Phila. jobs, revenue

Increasing the Greater Philadelphia region's export intensity could bring billions of dollars in new economic activity and nearly 40,000 additional jobs to the region, which has persistently lagged in economic growth, according to a new plan devised by business leaders in the region. Read More
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