2014 has been another year of prolific online content distribution for the Kauffman Foundation, which annually assesses what topics net the most attention as one way to gauge priorities among its entrepreneurship and youth education audiences.
Over the weekend, the U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill to temporarily fund the federal government--without taking action against President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration. The move comes just ahead of the formal conclusion of the 113th Congress. Members of the House left Washington late last week after passing the funding bill and the Senate is expected to wrap things up later today. The 114th Congress is scheduled to convene on January 6, 2015.
Kauffman Research Analyst Arnobio Morelix shares insights from data science conference at Facebook headquarters.
Senior Analyst Christopher Laubenthal takes a deeper dive on the difference between jobs and occupations, and how each changes (or doesn't) over time.
Kauffman Foundation Senior Fellow Alicia Robb features recent success stories in Boulder, Colorado, and highlights promising programs that seek to close the large, persistent gender gap in venture capital funding.
Several hot-button issues come into focus this week in Washington: the “CRomnibus” and the government shutdown, President Obama’s executive order on immigration and the “stupidity of the American voter” in passing the Affordable Care Act -- as well as drones, cybersecurity, the future of nuclear energy and retirement security.
Kauffman Research Analyst Jordan Bell-Masterson explores how licensing is of decreasing importance in the age of Yelp!
Kauffman Foundation Vice President of Research & Policy Dane Stangler offers policy recommendations for how to increase long-term economic growth in the United States in two key areas: immigration and education.
Increasing licensing regulations in certain professions have the effect of building barriers to innovations and opening new businesses.
Members of Congress return to Washington this week and partisan resentment over President Obama’s executive order on immigration reform has some thinking that Republicans and Democrats will wage another spending battle with yet another threat of a federal government shutdown.
After a brief return to Washington following the midterm elections earlier this month, Members of Congress have returned home this week for Thanksgiving recess.
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