Miami has the most people who work for themselves — but they’re not making that much

From The Miami Herald: South Florida is an economy of giggers, and we have the numbers to prove it. A new report from George Mason University in Washington shows that the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area leads the nation both in growth and in numbers of non-employer firms per capita. Non-employer establishments are considered one good way to

The Washington region’s economy is creating fewer opportunities for the middle class

From The Washington Post: The Washington area’s economy has long had its share of inequalities. Technology is continuing to exacerbate the differences between the haves and have-nots, two economic studies released in the past week suggest, as innovations in fields such as IT and mobile technology create high-paying jobs for some while eroding pay and

Stephen Fuller Sees A Crisis Coming To The D.C. Economy. Can It Be Avoided?

From Bisnow: A reversal of D.C.’s migration patterns combined with a reduction in federal spending could prove disastrous for the area’s economy, but its economic development leaders are brainstorming some new ideas to help the economy grow. The Stephen S. Fuller Institute released a report in September that showed more people are leaving the D.C. region than moving to it. Over the last

Press Release: New Report on the Changing Nature of Work

Arlington, VA— Each month jobs numbers are reported to provide insight into the status of the economy. A new report from The Stephen S. Fuller Institute reveals that with the rise of the gig-economy the nature of work may be changing, yet the way in which we monitor our economy has not. So, while job

Why D.C. developers will feel the hit from a shrinking pool of millennials

From The Washington Business Journal: More millennials are leaving Greater Washington than moving in, and that could spell trouble for commercial real estate developers across the region. Those young professionals helped the region avoid oversaturation of new apartments, but the diminishing pool will likely shrink demand for those units, among other potential consequences, according to Greg Leisch,