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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

     

THE LATEST

The latest insights, updates, and news from the Economy League community. 
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    Passionate about health inequity? Interested in driving change in your community?

     
    This fall, The Economy League of Greater of Philadelphia will relaunch a city-wide innovation called the #WellCityChallenge. We're looking for everyday innovators with ideas of community-led solutions to health inequities.

     

    If you feel passionate about health inequity in your community and want to help shape this Challenge, click READ MORE and join our Well City mailing list!
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Regional Direction
September 8th 2022

Rising Renters of Philadelphia

Recent media and research reports have commented on increasing rents across the country [1,2,3]. Many of us are now familiar with how a tight housing... Read More
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Regional Direction
August 10th 2022

Detroit: The Rise and Fall of a Public Transit System

We continue our Leading Indicator series focused on Detroit as we prepare to convene 150 Philadelphia civic and business leaders for the Greater... Read More
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Regional Direction
July 27th 2022

Detroit: Past and Future of a Shrinking City

We continue our Leading Indicator series focused on Detroit as we prepare to convene 150 Philadelphia civic and business leaders for the Greater... Read More
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Regional Direction
July 13th 2022

A Philadelphia-Detroit Comparison: The Economies

We continue our series comparing Philadelphia and Detroit as we prepare to convene 150 Philadelphia leaders in Detroit for the Greater Philadelphia... Read More
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The GPLEX application for Detroit 2022

is now 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

 

Click here to preview the GPLEX2022 3-day program: https://bit.ly/37HCmoP

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT GPLEX 

 

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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Alexander Perry, Inc