Leading Indicators

Since 2019 the Economy League has produced a regular data brief designed to deepen understanding of key regional trends.  LI provides  digestible, accessible analysis of data on timely topics such as regional economic trends, local labor and housing markets, and the business ecosystem.  

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The Latest Leading Indicators

Know Your Price, Philadelphia: Housing Price & Demographic Change in the Neighborhoods, Part III In our current Leading Indicator series, we are using...
In our previous Leading Indicator , we examined three Philadelphia neighborhoods through the lens of our recent Know Your Price analysis. The “Know...
The Economy League’s recently released study “Know Your Price Philadelphia” presents a detailed analysis of 70 years of Philadelphia property value...
School Quality and Demographics: Charter vs. District In this Leading Indicator, we examine the relationship between schools and the neighborhoods...
Education, Talent, and Workforce Development
BIPOC-Owned Businesses in Philadelphia Lack of available data about BIPOC-owned businesses in Philadelphia is impeding our understanding of current...
Developing Diverse Local Business
Commuting and Public Transit Access in Philadelphia Emmy Danforth, November 2, 2023 Effective and efficient public transportation is an essential tool...
Infrastructure
October 5, 2023 Author: Emmy Danforth
Regional Trends
July 6th 2023 HASEEB BAJWA AND MIKE SHIELDS
Regional Trends
In previous Leading Indicators we monitored rising housing cost-burden in Philadelphia amidst increasing rents throughout 2020 and 2021. Cost-burden...
Regional Trends
As illustrated by our Driving Tech Talent Growth in PHL report , its 2019 update , and our annual monitoring of the regional tech workforce , the...
In this Leading Indicator , we use our Similarity Index to highlight and compare the quantitative similarities between Philadelphia and New Orleans...
As Women’s History Month comes to close, we update our previous analyses of income inequality in Philadelphia—using the most recent estimates from the...
This Leading Indicator is the third part in our series on understanding changes in Philadelphia’s labor market since the COVID-19 pandemic by...
In our first brief of this series , we examined gains and losses in residential population across Philadelphia’s neighborhoods between 2016 and 2021...
This Leading Indicator is the second part in our series on understanding changes in Philadelphia’s labor market since the COVID-19 pandemic by looking...

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