'Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism' is driving the debate
"Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity" has been selected as one of the National Chamber Foundation's Books that Drive the Debate.
2008 State New Economy Index
The 2008 State New Economy Index indicates five states—Massachusetts, Washington, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey—are leading the United States’ transformation into a global, entrepreneurial and knowledge- and innovation-based New Economy. The reports was released by the Kauffman Foundation and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) during Global Entrepreneurship Week, an initiative to inspire young people around the world to embrace imagination, innovation and creativity.
2012 State of Entrepreneurship Address
With campaign season in full swing and the economy far from strong, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation interim president and CEO Benno C. Schmidt, along with National Governors Association (NGA) leaders Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman and Delaware Governor Jack Markell, called for state and local government policy changes to foster entrepreneurship and accelerate economic growth.
Economic Currents Shape Political Landscape
The economic transformation in the United States from managerial capitalism
to entrepreneurial capitalism, marked in part by a near-constant wave of
innovation and high-growth firms, is already producing widespread social and
Entrepreneurship and the Process Development: A Framework for Applied Expeditionary Economics in Pakistan
A paper from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation outlines a strategic growth model for Pakistan and other fragile states by assessing barriers to growth and examining research on the impact of entrepreneurship on developing economies.
Frontier Economics: Why Entrepreneurial Capitalism is Needed Now More than Ever
Immediately following the 2008 global financial crisis, many economists and market observers hastened to declare that the era of free markets was now over. America, and the world as a whole, they said, were trending toward greater reliance on government controls.
Global Entrepreneurship Week 2009 Celebrates the Vital Role Entrepreneurs Play in Innovation, Job Creation and Economic Recovery
This November, young people around the globe will get together to
change the world. That’s when hundreds of organizations worldwide will
be holding events to inspire, connect, mentor and engage young people
and encourage them to pursue entrepreneurial ideas and opportunities.
Global Entrepreneurship Week, the worldwide celebration of creativity
and innovation, will be held Nov. 16 – 22, 2009.
Growing the Economy out of Crisis
Carl Schramm, President and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, delivered the keynote address for the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research's conference on the Market Meltdown.
The Growthology.org blog features thoughts on entrepreneurship and its
implications for faster economic growth, greater individual
opportunity, smart government policy, and the expansion of human
How America Can Achieve Better Capitalism
In the wake of the Great Recession and America's sluggish recovery from it, economists, policymakers, media pundits and "armchair commentators" in living rooms across America have argued about what has gone wrong with American capitalism. Even so, few constructive remedies have emerged. Better Capitalism: Renewing the Entrepreneurial Strength of the American Economy cuts through the chatter and offers a detailed, practical blueprint to restore the vigor of the American economy.
Infographic: The Ascent of America's High-Growth Companies
Infographic: The Ascent of America's High-Growth Companies
Kauffman Economic Outlook: A Quarterly Survey of Leading Economics Bloggers
Beginning in January 2010, the Kauffman Foundation tapped the insights of America's top economics bloggers in a series of quarterly surveys.
Kauffman Foundation Holds First-ever Economics Bloggers Forum
Taking their provocative online discussions face to face, leading U.S.
economic bloggers are attending the first Economics Bloggers Forum at
the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today. The experts will share
perspectives on the business of blogging and the most pressing topic of
the day: the economy.
Kauffman Foundation Leader Discusses Pressing Economic Issues on Bloggingheads.tv
Robert Litan addresses health care reform, education incentives and the underpinnings of success for the American economy.
Kauffman Foundation-Supported Online Entrepreneurship Learning Curriculum Launches Today
A new, inspiring online education program designed to engage students in the unlimited opportunities that an entrepreneurial mindset can provide launches today. Backed by the support of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the world’s largest foundation dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship, the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is an interactive online learning program that enables participants to learn from the firsthand experiences of successful real-world entrepreneurs.
New Animated Kauffman Sketchbook Video Illustrates How America Can Achieve Better Capitalism
Where some people see problems, entrepreneurs see opportunities. The optimistic natures of people who start innovative companies — backed by a few policy reforms — are the keys to building a stronger U.S. economy. That's the premise of Better Capitalism, a new book being illustrated in the latest Kauffman Foundation sketchbook video released today.
New Book and Film Chronicles History of Money
The Ascent of Money, a new book and film produced with funding
from the Kauffman Foundation, tells the compelling history of money,
credit, bonds, stocks, insurance, real estate, globalization, hedge
funds, computer models of investing, and behavioral finance.
New Kauffman-funded Survey Suggests Doing Business Reforms May Have Boosted New Firm Registrations
Most economies are recovering from the sharp drops in new firm registration triggered by the 2008 global financial crisis—an improvement that may have been bolstered by government reforms, according to new World Bank data released today.
New PBS Series Chronicles History of Money
The Ascent of Money, a PBS series produced with funding from the
Kauffman Foundation, tells the compelling history of money, credit,
bonds, stocks, insurance, real estate, globalization, hedge funds,
computer models of investing, and behavioral finance.
New Titles from the Kauffman Foundation
A preview of seven new book titles funded by the Kauffman Foundation, from leading scholars on topics related to entrepreneurship and innovation in a wide range of academic disciplines and perspectives.
Niall Ferguson’s 'The Ascent of Money,' Sponsored by Kauffman Foundation, to Air on PBS Beginning July 8
As the world continues to struggle to find its footing amid constricted
credit, bank bailouts and rising unemployment, a Ewing Marion Kauffman
Foundation-funded PBS series will help viewers see the economy in a new
Our Role in the Evolution of Capitalism
Carl J. Schramm, Kauffman Chief Executive Officer, demonstrates how Kauffman Foundation has played a role in the development
of entrepreneurial capitalism, and why it has an even more critical role to play in
the future of capitalism.
Post-IPO Employment and Revenue Growth for U.S. IPOs, June 1996-2010
While Initial Public Offerings like Facebook's make front page news, life after an IPO and its impact on the broader economy have not been looked at in depth. A Kauffman Foundation report examines the little studied employment and revenue growth
The Entrepreneurial Imperative
This book by Kauffman Foundation President and CEO Carl Schramm shows how America can lead itself on a secure path for long term expansion, primarily by supporting its number one, but underutilized, resource: entrepreneurial capitalism.
Transition to Entrepreneurial Capitalism
is a growing body of evidence that innovation-driven productivity growth has
been made possible by a deep change in the structure of the American economy
itself—a decades-long transition from what we term the era of managerial
capitalism to today's era of entrepreneurial capitalism.
Watch Carl Schramm's keynote address at the Manhattan Institute's conference, 'Market Meltdown: New York’s Financial Crisis'
Watch the presentation Carl Schramm, President and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, delivered the keynote address for the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research's conference on the Market Meltdown: New York’s Financial Crisis, on October 22, 2008. The Institute convened expert panels to discuss the
Widening Gap Between Wealthy, Other Classes – and How to Close It – Explored in New E-book from Kauffman Foundation Scholar
In his new e-book, HUMAN CAPITALISM: How Economic Growth Has Made Us Smarter – and More Unequal, Kauffman Foundation senior scholar Brink Lindsey explores the reasons behind today's economic disparity and, more importantly, suggests actions that may help to improve the situation for future generations. Released today, Lindsey's e-book original is the first for Princeton University Press.