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Pension Gap Perils

Pennsylvania and New Jersey?s pension systems are severely straining their state budgets, and Delaware?s also carry shortfalls Are the significant shortfalls in tristate public pension funds actually far worse than official reports suggest?
Regional Spotlight , Issue Q2 , Pages 15-19

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Regional Spotlight: Making Ends Meet

How does the local cost of living affect a household’s standard of living?
Regional Spotlight , Volume 7 , Issue 2 , Pages 19-25

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Regional Spotlight: Homicides and Poverty

In the public imagination, homicides and poverty are tightly linked—but are they?
Regional Spotlight , Volume 8 , Issue 4 , Pages 22-30

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Regional Spotlight: Evaluating Metro Unemployment Rates Throughout the Business Cycle

Not all unemployment is the same, especially when comparing RVs with MDs.
Regional Spotlight , Issue 4 , Pages 12-18

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Regional Spotlight: Poverty in Philadelphia, and Beyond

The focus on poverty within the city of Philadelphia misses the bigger picture—and the state’s role.
Regional Spotlight , Volume 6 , Issue 4 , Pages 16-22

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How Third District Firms Were Impacted by COVID-19

The first few weeks of our special COVID Survey tell us a lot about how businesses fared during unprecedented times.
Regional Spotlight , Volume 5 , Issue 4 , Pages 19-22

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Regional Spotlight: Purchasing Power Across the U.S.

Where you live can determine how far a dollar goes. But pay varies regionally, too. To get a true picture of an area?s affordability, it helps to understand regional price parities.
Regional Spotlight , Issue Q4 , Pages 1-6

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Regional Spotlight Measuring State Employment

We introduce our new quarterly Early Benchmarks of monthly state employment estimates.
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Regions defined and dissected

In 2013, the federal government confirmed what every kid from Waynesboro, PA, had understood 50 years earlier ? that Franklin County was inextricably tied to the Washington?Baltimore region. Forsaking the Phillies and Pirates, Little Leaguers from south-central Pennsylvania traveled instead to watch Frank Robinson in the Orioles? outfield. In the fall, local families jeered the Eagles and Steelers, and cheered as Johnny Unitas led the Baltimore Colts to victories. Good-paying jobs beckoned and TV signals emanated from over the Blue Ridge mountains and inside the dual beltways.
Regional Spotlight , Issue Q4 , Pages 1-7

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Regional Spotlight: State Business Cycles vs. COVID

Our state business cycle dating algorithm was no match for COVID-19.
Regional Spotlight , Volume 8 , Issue 2 , Pages 18-24




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