AUTHORS

Kim Zeuli is a senior fellow at the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. Prior to transitioning to this position, she was senior vice president and director of the Research and Advisory Practice at ICIC from 2013 through June 2018.

As a senior fellow, Zeulie is responsible for managing a strategic portion of ICIC's portfolio of advisory projects, including its research and evaluation partnership with JPMorgan Chase on its Small Business Forward initiative, new research catalyzing arts and culture organizations to invest in anchor strategies, and other special projects. She holds a master's degree and a doctorate in applied economics from the University of Minnesota.

March 26, 2019

How Cities Can Help Entrepreneurs of Color Scale Up

Our efforts are mostly focused on small businesses. We need to target high-growth sectors.
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.