State Economy

Despite strong growth in overall economic productivity over the past decade, the majority of Washington’s working families have not shared in the economic wealth they have helped create. EOI is working to ensure economic growth is founded on broad-based prosperity, so economic security and opportunity are available to all. New public policies are needed to match the changes on our economy, including access to health care, paid family leave and paid sick days, retirement security, and a social safety net.

Research and Publications

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Chutes and Ladders: How economic mobility is changing in an inequality society

Report | January 10, 2014

As the country continues to slowly climb its way out of the Great Recession, rising inequa

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2013 Washington Economic Recap

Report | December 30, 2013

Washington’s economy continued to recover jobs lost to the Great Recession during 2013, bu

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Latest Blog Posts

When women win, our economy wins: Vancouver hosts Women’s Economic Security Forum

EOI Intern | September 11, 2014

The Economic Opportunity Institute and Washington Work and Family Coalition are on tour ac

Ladders to opportunity: Amanda

Economic Opportunity Institute | September 10, 2014

“Ever since I turned 16, I’ve had a job. I’ve always had at least two jobs, so when I lost

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