With the Fels Institute of Government as its partner, the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (PSIJ) unveiled its Fall 2013 edition, entitled “Social and Public...

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Governing Magazine recently published an article by Fels associate consultant Alan Sable on their website titled, "Are Philadelphia's Taxes Really So Unfriendly to Business?"

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

By Eric Rabe, Fels Senior Advisor

If we weren’t convinced about mobile, Facebook should convince us now.  The company’s performance during the third quarter is the...

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Philly.com quoted Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen on the impact of Philadelphia's ten-year real estate tax
abatement in a recent article.

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

By Susit Dhakal, Associate Consultant

In September, I completed my first year as an Associate Consultant at Fels Consulting.  As I reflect on my time so far, the following comes to mind:

Practice

My first year classes at Fels exposed me to the following...

Monday, October 28, 2013

By Eric Rabe

Caroline is 9 and Abby is 7.  They are busy in fourth and second grades, and they know the words to just about every Taylor Swift song.  So the other day when they...

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Fels Executive Director David Thornburgh was quoted in a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review piece that examined distressed cities in Southwestern Pennsylvania. A native of the region, he offered perspective on population decline, pension crises, and the possibility of a turnaround.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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By Eric...

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Fels alumnus, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson of Philadelphia's Second District cited research by Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen in evaluating the impact of Philadelphia's ten-year real estate tax abatement in an Op-Ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

You can read the Op-Ed...

Thursday, October 17, 2013
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