All Pennsylvanians Prospering Together (APP): A Pennsylvania Economic Development Strategy for the Long Term

John McAuliff, Stephen Herzenberg |

The U.S. and Pennsylvania economies are finally recovering from the Great Recession, but virtually none of the benefits of that growth have gone to typical families. We propose a new state economic strategy where all Pennsylvanians prosper together. This report recommends that future economic development in Pennsylvania embrace four core principles, with the most fundamental principle urging investment in “public goods” that deliver public benefits.