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Recent months have brought unprecedented challenges for governments of all types as they seek to provide safety, prosperity and equity for their citizens. In recent months, ESI’s Government and Public Policy team has worked with our clients across multiple levels of government to help them with both the nuts and bolts and big picture challenges […]Read More
Small Business Owners Uncertain of Survival While Elected Leaders Led By The Current President Exhibit Childlike Behavior
Small businesses account for 90% of new jobs in the United States. A recent survey reveals that: 52% of small business owners can no longer pay themselves or take a draw 61% of Black business owners are working without pay 42% of small businesses have laid off workers or reduced staff salaries or pay 33% […]Read More
As city leaders around the world continue to cope with the impacts of COVID-19, they are also assessing which will remain with us in a post-pandemic world. Repercussions of the health crisis, including recession, high unemployment, and the new urban exodus, have highlighted weaknesses and underscore why leaders need to improve public health and other […]Read More
Concentrated LIHTC Affordable Housing Increases Neighborhood Property Values, according to paper co-authored by ESI researchers
Principal and Founder Richard Voith along with Senior Analyst Jing Liu coauthored a paper named “Is More Affordable Housing Better? The Housing Price Effects of Concentrating LIHTC Developments in Los […]
As the pandemic continues to disrupt all aspects of life, companies are re-evaluating how they get work done. For many large enterprises, reassessing their use of, and future investment plans […]
The shadow economy, sometimes called the informal or underground economy, comprises economic activity that takes place outside of formal channels—generally to avoid governmental scrutiny and taxation—and is not included in […]
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