OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH: How reducing barriers to economic inclusion can benefit workers, firms, and local economies

OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH: How reducing barriers to economic inclusion can benefit workers, firms, and local economies

Inclusive growth remains the exception rather than the rule in most of America’s metropolitan areas. Local communities will have a better chance of addressing today’s defining economic challenge if it is reframed as one affecting both employers and workers. This report aims to do that by exploring the connection between economic inclusion and growth in U.S. metro areas, the implications for businesses and workers, and how regional economic strategies can eliminate barriers that are hindering inclusive growth. It makes the following points:

Click here to read the full report from the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings

COMMITTING TO INCLUSIVE GROWTH: Lessons for metro areas from the Inclusive Economic Development Lab

COMMITTING TO INCLUSIVE GROWTH: Lessons for metro areas from the Inclusive Economic Development Lab

The Next Business Revolution: Diversity

The Next Business Revolution: Diversity