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A Guide for Philadelphia's Small Businesses After the Pandemic

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In this Issue:

  • Summer 2021
  • A Guide for Philadelphia's Small Businesses After the Pandemic
  • Accelerating Economic Recovery
  • Broad Agreement on Who Is the ‘Mainstream Media’
  • Can We Protect the Ocean by 2030?
  • How States are Bridging the Digital Divide
  • Lasting Effects From the Pandemic
  • Exploring the World of Small Home Loans
  • Partisan Views Affect Trust in Government
  • Paying with Cash? Retailers Must Take Your Dollars in These States
  • Return on Investment
  • The Pandemic's Troubling Impact on Philadelphia
  • To Mitigate Flooding Turn to Nature
  • Why America's Civil Courts Need Reform
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A Guide for Philadelphia's Small Businesses After the Pandemic
Lexey Swall for The Pew Charitable Trusts

A pedestrian walks past a closed restaurant in downtown Philadelphia last November. Pew’s home city, like many others, was hit hard by coronavirus-related closures. To understand the pandemic’s full effects and what will be needed for an inclusive recovery, Pew’s Philadelphia research and policy initiative convened two panels to discuss how to grow small businesses and family-sustaining jobs. Panelists included city officials, representatives from economic development and business support organizations, and other local leaders. The initiative is also developing a new digital analytics tool so policymakers and other stakeholders can benchmark the status of business recovery over time.

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In April, Pew’s Philadelphia research initiative and public sector retirement systems team issued a policy brief documenting the results of a stress test of Philadelphia’s municipal pensions system, which is less than 50 percent funded and has liabilities of more than $6 billion.

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What do Pope Francis, singer and human rights advocate Bono, and both the Republican and Democratic national committees have in common? In the last two decades, they chose Philadelphia as the best place to advance their values and mission. And the audience was worldwide.

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