Greater Washington keeps adding jobs — just not the right kinds

From The Washington Business Journal: Greater Washington has a jobs problem. It’s not the overall number of jobs the region continues to add month after month, including 67,600 added on an annual basis in August, it’s that these jobs pay less and contribute less to the economy — and that can cause problems for the

Greater Washington is seeing some economic ‘momentum,’ but deeper problems remain

From The Washington Business Journal: Greater Washington is poised to bounce back from a weak 2016 by posting above-average regional growth this year and the next, according to a new report released Wednesday by the Stephen S. Fuller Institute at George Mason University during its new annual economic forum. While the region saw just 1.1 percent growth

Mason’s Fuller Institute presents inaugural economic forum

From George Mason University: Noted George Mason University economist Stephen Fuller updated his 2015 regional economic roadmap for an invited group of 250 business and policy leaders at an inaugural conference hosted by his Stephen S. Fuller Institute for Research on the Washington Region’s Economic Future on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The intent of the conference at George

The Inaugural Stephen S. Fuller Institute Economic Forum

On Oct. 4, 2017, the Stephen S. Fuller Institute hosted its first annual Economic Forum in the Founders Hall Auditorium at the Schar School of Policy and Government. Materials from the event are available below.   The Washington Region’s Five Key Economic Challenges Presentation by Dr. Fuller View Presentation› View Summary of Presentation as a PDF›

The Washington Region’s Key Economic Challenges

By Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D. Download as a PDF The performance of the Washington region’s economy has been lagging its peer metropolitan areas since 2010 and a recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows the Washington region’s economy has preformed worse than had been previously reported. The principal reason for the Washington region’s