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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 2022 APPLICATION IS OPEN

     

     

    The Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange (GPLEX) is an initiative of the Economy League to develop leaders of business, civic, and government organizations into visionaries.  

     

    Through in-region programming and out-of-region learning visits, the Leadership Exchange exposes leaders to new insights and ideas, forges new connections across sectors and industries, and deepens participants’ regional impact.

     

    Participation in the Leadership Exchange is a competitive process with a goal of representing the geographic, demographic, sector, and industry diversity in the region. To be eligible, applicants must live and/or work in the Greater Philadelphia region and serve in a leadership role in a business, nonprofit, or government organization. 

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THE LATEST

The latest insights, updates, and news from the Economy League community. 
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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
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Regional Direction
April 5th 2022

Income Inequality in Philadelphia – The 2020 Gini Coefficient

With recent discussions of wealth inequality in Philadelphia, as well as a possible wealth tax, it seems timely to measure the city’s levels of... Read More
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Regional Direction
March 23rd 2022

Inflation in Greater Philadelphia - Part 8: The February 2022 Update

With the recent release of the February 2022 Consumer Price Index (CPI) estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we continue to analyze the... 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