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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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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Fair Revenue for an Opportunity Economy in Washington

Fact Sheet | May 17, 2013

The Inadequacy Problem: The Great Recession and painfully slow recovery have resulted in f

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Latest Blog Posts

Finland’s model shows respect for all

John Burbank | April 23, 2014

I just returned from a trip to Finland to visit old friends. I brought home a bill from a

Boeing, Boeing, gone?
Lonely, ignored voice predicted Boeing job drain

Economic Opportunity Institute | April 21, 2014

Danny Westneat reports in The Seattle Times that as the state Legislature scrambled to pas

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