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USA Today: Sizzling tech economy is fueling urban renaissance

In USA Today, Sam Zuckerman discusses the explosion of tech jobs and their impact on urban areas. While Zukerman notes the ability of tech jobs…

The Australian: Mobile broadband boosts Australian economy by $34bn

This week PPI is in Australia to discuss a new policy report on the Australian tech economy. In the report PPI Chief Economic Strategist Michael Mandel  found that…

Australian Financial Review: App industry growth picks up mining slack

PPI’s Chief Economic Strategist Dr. Michael Mandel was quoted in an article from the Australian Financial Review this morning. Breaking down Mandel’s recent paper, “Jobs in…

National Journal: World of Hurt

PPI President Will Marshall was quoted in “World of Hurt” written by Ronald Brownstein for the National Journal. In this article Brownstein contrasts the way…

Reclaiming the most powerful tool of reform: Constitutional amendments

At a time when observers across the political spectrum agree that the machinery of American government is broken, the single most powerful mechanism for repair…

Giving up on economic growth?

Growth should be at the centre of the social democratic agenda. Raising levels of economic security and equality are important goals, but it’s economic growth…

The Easiest Fix for Dark Money: Disclose Less Often

“Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with nowadays.” —Will Rogers Super PACs are unquestionably a scandal:…

National Journal: Half of America

In Ronald Brownstein’s piece, “Half of America,” he explores the increasing polarization of American politics, and how the distinct makeup of voter coalitions in both parties…

KNPR: Why is Youth Unemployment So High?

This week, Diana Carew, director of PPI’s Young American Prosperity Project, was interviewed on Nevada’s Public Radio on the topic of millennial unemployment.  You can…

Politico: Searching for Hillary Clinton’s big idea

In his piece, “Searching for Hillary Clinton’s big idea,” David Nather examines Hillary Clinton’s possible run for the presidency in 2016, and how her vision for the country…