Kim Zeuli is the senior vice president and director of the research and advisory practice at the nonprofit Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, where she designs and oversees a research agenda to promote business development and job growth in U.S. inner cities. She holds a master's degree and a doctorate in applied economics from the University of Minnesota.

November 8, 2016

What Cities Should Be Doing for Small Business

They're a major engine of job growth. Yet most economic-development strategies focus on big businesses.
October 20, 2014

Where the Old Economy and the New Economy Can Thrive Together

Both traditional manufacturing and knowledge-based businesses are doing well in many of America's inner cities. It's really about entrepreneurs.
July 7, 2014

How Immigrants with Money Can Help Cities Create More Jobs

In the wake of the recession, there's growing interest in a federal program offering visas to immigrants who invest in local economies.
May 19, 2014

The Need for Institutions to Measure the Value They Create in Their Communities

Place-based organizations need to know just how much impact they're having on both their communities and their business. It's a matter of enlightened self-interest.