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The 2015 PPI Tech/Info Job Ranking

This policy brief reports the top 25 tech counties in the country, based on the 2015 PPI Tech/Info Job Index. The top three counties are…

Innovation in a Rules-Bound World: How Regulatory Improvement Can Spur Growth

Economists and policymakers are always lauding innovation. In its purest form, innovation is like a free lunch: it boosts growth and incomes, creates good jobs,…

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Small Business: Boosting Exports and Inclusive Growth

With the release of the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), America now has an important—and extensive—opportunity to review the agreement’s actual terms. Critics…

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Democracy: A New Kind of Public Works

Barack Obama is thinking big as his presidency enters the final stretch. The centerpiece of his last budget, unveiled this week, is a $300 billion…

Financial Times: Democrats struggle to harness economic feelgood factor

Will Marshall, president of the Progressive Policy Institute, said that once Democratic strategists have moved past the primaries and into the general election they will…

Dallas Business Journal: Texas finds roughly half of its mobile application-related jobs in DFW

The Dallas Business Journal cites data collected by PPI’s chief economic strategist Michael Mandel on the growth of App Economy jobs in Dallas, Texas: The Progressive Policy…

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PPI to Congress: Scrub the SCRUB Act

House Republicans this week are expected to take up the ponderously titled Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act (SCRUB) of 2015…

The Best and Worst of 2015

Presidents and Presidential Candidates Best: Barack Obama Barack Obama had one of the best second-term years of any President in living memory. Recall that the…

Agenda 2016: Reviving U.S. Economic Growth

The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) teamed up with Columbia University’s Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy to co-host a compelling symposium…

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Reviving Private Investment: The Key to Higher Productivity and Wages
Sofitel Hotel Paris Ballroom, Washington, DC
Jul
14
California's Statewide Tech Job Boom
California State Capitol Building, Sacramento California
Jun
17
The Tech Jobs Boom and Diversity: A Good News, Bad News Story
Progressive Policy Institute Conference Center, Washington DC
Jan
29
Weinstein to speak at The Atlantic Live event on US Tax System
The Newseum Knight Conference Center, Washington DC
Oct
6
Sizing Up the Digital Economy
The George Washington University, The Commons: 6th floor, Washington District of Columbia