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

The COVID-19 economic lockdown has had a devastating effect on public transportation in the United States - which was already in a precarious position...
Earlier this month, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York released a data brief detailing the disproportionate impact the pandemic has had on the...
With the Philadelphia School District planning to begin the first marking period of Fall 2020 via remote learning, we continue our analysis of...
In mid-July, the Philadelphia School District announced that students would begin the 2020-2021 school year on September 2, 2020 via remote learning...
In May 2019 we examined income inequality by race, ethnicity, and gender among Philadelphia’s workforce. In this Leading Indicator, we revisit these...
The economic lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is entering its fifth month. Businesses of all sizes are reeling from its effects. While...
Since the initial outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in the U.S. and the subsequent economic lockdown, the federal government provided relief to small...
Last week, the New York Times published, “ The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequality of Coronavirus ,” featuring data that shows the...
By: Mike Shields & Mohona Siddique Date: June 4, 2020 AUTHORS' NOTE: As the country was buckling under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, the widely...
The Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan Region is rich in data. Numerous public and private organizations and agencies collect and share various forms...
By: Mike Shields & Mohona Siddique Date: June 4, 2020 AUTHORS' NOTE: As the country was buckling under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, the widely...
By: Mike Shields & Mohona Siddique Date: June 4, 2020 AUTHORS' NOTE: As the country was buckling under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, the widely...
By: Mike Shields & Mohona Siddique Date: June 4, 2020 AUTHORS' NOTE: As the country was buckling under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, the widely...
By: Mike Shields & Mohona Siddique Date: June 4, 2020 AUTHORS' NOTE: As the country was buckling under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, the widely...
With the potential for numerous “nonessential” store re-openings in the coming months, we look at the size and composition of Philadelphia’s retail...

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