Philadelphia Economy

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Philly’s Spark Therapeutics Is Revolutionizing Medicine

The dogs told her it would work, back in 2000. Jean Bennett had been a gene-therapy researcher for two decades at that point, starting with […]


Philadelphia a Top 5 Big City for Most Improved Economy

A new study based on federal employment data, lists Philadelphia fourth in a ranking of large metropolitan areas with the most improved economy by job […]


10 Big Ideas to Solve Philly’s Looming Jobs Crisis

There is in this city a coming-of-age narrative — the Story of Philadelphia’s Rise — and unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know […]


Report: Philly’s Gender Pay Gap is Smaller than the National Average But Still Not Good

Despite constant backlash from, well, everyone, the gender pay gap still plagues much of our nation’s female workforce. And although the Philadelphia metro rises above […]


Here’s How Much Spending Power Immigrants Hold in Philly

If last week’s national “Day Without Immigrants” boycott wasn’t enough to signal the impact of immigrants on the economy, a data map released on Tuesday […]


Stats Show that Philly is a Rising Tech Hub

By plenty of measures, Philadelphia’s technology and startup market is growing exponentially. While it still doesn’t rival the titans like San Francisco or New York, it’s […]


Nearly $1 Billion in Philly Office Transactions in 2015 So Far

When it comes to Philadelphia’s office market, rents are up, availability is down and purchases have nearly hit $1 billion in the first two quarters of […]