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    We address critical issues facing Greater Philadelphia by providing impactful research, connecting diverse leaders, and advancing shared solutions.

     

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    We're working with large institutional buyers to grow businesses, strengthen the local economy, create jobs, and build wealth. 

     

     

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    We’re building a regional resource of high-quality, data-driven, and objective research to address the region’s most important challenges and opportunities.

     

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    Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange

     

    We bring leaders together across sectors to learn from their peers in other regions and apply best practices

     

  • GPLEX DETROIT 2022 APPLICATION FOR DETROITERS 

    IS NOW OPEN! 

    APPLICATION FOR PHILADELPHIA IS CLOSED

     

    We are inviting 50 Detroiters to JOIN US in October. GPLEX will return in Detroit, Michigan this October 1-4! Stay connected here and follow us on social media at @EconomyLeague #GPLEX

     

    If you were not able to apply in time or have questions about the Detroit application, please email GPLEX Director Kiersten Mailler at kmailler@economyleague.org
     

    Already Applied?  Thank you for your interest in joining our Fall 2022 GPLEX cohort. Applications are under review and notices will be sent via email by June 30th. Please stay tuned. . Click here to preview the GPLEX2022 3-day program: https://bit.ly/37HCmoP

     

    Participation in the Leadership Exchange is a competitive process with a goal of representing the geographic, demographic, sector, and industry diversity in the region.

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THE LATEST

The latest insights, updates, and news from the Economy League community. 
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Regional Direction
June 1st 2022

Inflation in Greater Philadelphia: The Spring 2022 Update

Prices are continuing to rise both across the nation and in Greater Philadelphia. With the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ recent release of inflation... Read More
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Regional Direction
May 16th 2022

Rising Rents in Greater Philadelphia in 2022: An Update

Even with the Federal Reserve’s recent implementation of measures to curb inflation, including increasing interest rates for mortgages and auto loans... Read More
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Regional Direction
May 4th 2022

Greater Philadelphia’s Tech Workforce: Two Years into the Pandemic

In previous reports and briefs, the Economy League has noted that the region’s technology sector can offer new sustainable career building... Read More
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Regional Direction
April 20th 2022

Income Inequality in Philadelphia – Differences by Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

In this Leading Indicator, we further contextualize Philadelphia’s income inequality with an updated comparison of income and earnings among the city... Read More

CAMPAIGNS & PROJECTS 

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THE WELL CITY CHALLENGE

 

The Well City Challenge, presented by Independence Blue Cross, is a social impact challenge to engage and support everyday innovators with new creative ideas for addressing Philadelphia’s millennial health and mental health challenges.

 

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PHILADELPHIA ANCHORS FOR GROWTH & EQUITY (PAGE)

 

Philadelphia Anchors for Growth and Equity is a partnership between the Economy League, the City of Philadelphia and leading “Eds and Meds” anchor institutions that seeks to increase local purchasing by large institutional buyers to grow businesses, strengthen the local economy, create jobs, and build wealth. 

 

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ANALYSIS OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA FIVE-YEAR PLAN

 

To aid in deliberation around the City of Philadelphia FY2019 budget and FY2019-2023 Five-Year Plan, the Economy League has compiled analysis to situate budget discussions within the broader context of the Philadelphia economy in 2018 and examine key linkages between the Five-Year Plan and what we see as the primary drivers of growth and prosperity—education and jobs.

 

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OUR INVESTORS

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

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4 Corners Management
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AARP
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Abrams Realty & Development
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African American Chamber of Commerce
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African American Chamber of Commerce
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Alexander Perry, Inc