Brief Building a Vibrant Economy in Washington, DC
Challenges and Choices for the New Mayor
Christina Plerhoples Stacy, Brett Theodos, Helen Ho
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Washington, DC, has gained much from its unique position as the capital of the United States, but it has not fully harnessed its opportunities for equitable and resilient economic growth. To build a vibrant economy, the new mayor must encourage development that supports both new and established businesses, encourages entrepreneurship, and includes all of the District’s neighborhoods and residents.

Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Greater DC
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center
Cities Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV