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

Restoring Good Karma

Marilyn Watkins | October 20, 2014

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella created a national uproar when he advised women to rely on “

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In Washington, more of us are rich and more of us are poor

EOI Intern | October 16, 2014

Poverty is growing, median income has barely budged, and more households have 6-figure inc

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