Real estate icon Til Hazel: Metro is ‘a political failure’

From The Washington Business Journal: One of the people most responsible for developing Fairfax County and Northern Virginia is not thrilled with the current state of Metro. “You’ve got a problem with Metro today. Metro is a political failure,” said attorney and local real estate development icon John “Til” Hazel. Hazel, 87, played a substantial role in

Competition and Challenges Ahead for Tysons

From Tysons Reporter: It’s no secret that Tysons is growing. The skyline is filled with construction cranes and seemingly every week there’s an announcement of a new restaurant or business moving into the area. But as Tysons grows, it also faces infrastructure challenges and threats from neighbors. Professor Stephen Fuller, Professor of Public Policy at George

10 years later: Washington’s ups and downs since the recession

From The Washington Business Journal (subscription required): For years, the economic forecasts have been painfully dim. Greater Washington isn’t growing as fast as its peers. It’s lagging in the high-paying jobs that count. It’s losing more millennials than it can hang onto. Ten years after the Great Recession caused the national economy to buckle to its

Second Annual Stephen S. Fuller Institute Economic Forum

On Oct. 3, 2018, 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 Economy in 2018 and Its Near-Term Outlook Presentation by Dr. Fuller View Presentation› Gig and Independent Work in

Gig and Independent Work in the Washington Region’s Economy

By Ellen Harpel, President, Business Development Advisors Download the full report as a PDF>> The gig economy and independent work arrangements receive much national attention, but their role in regional economies is not well understood. In this report we describe national level research on the evolving ways work is performed and present several measures of gig and independent