Choking the Recovery
ETFs are radically changing the markets, to the point where they, and not the trading of the underlying securities, are effectively setting the prices of stocks of smaller capitalization companies, or the potential new growth companies of the future.
Closing the Transition Gap: The Rule of Law Imperative to Stabilization Environments
It goes without saying that a breakdown in rule of law prohibits economic growth and disincentivizes entrepreneurs. In the paper the Kauffman Foundation released, the fourth in the Expeditionary Economics Research Series, "Closing the Transition Gap: The Rule of Law Imperative in Stabilization Environments", author Brock Dahl examines the strategic, moral and legal arguments that creating and sustaining rule of law institutions is an imperative from the very first day of an intervention or regime change.
Crossing the Divide: Entrepreneurial Law
Thomas Morsch, J.D., discusses ways to bridge the gap between lawyers who tend
to be risk-averse and entrepreneurs who embrace risk so that entrepreneurs can get the legal services they need.
Grant Awarded to Yale Law School to Establish Kauffman Program in Law, Economics and Entrepreneurship
Yale Law School has received a $735,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to support the creation of the Kauffman Program in Law, Economics and Entrepreneurship at Yale Law School.
Kauffman Foundation Invests $10 Million to Cultivate Innovation-Friendly Law, Policy and Legal Scholarship
The Kauffman Foundation has launched a $10 million, five-year program
to support research by leading legal and economic scholars on how best
to shape the U.S. legal system so that it promotes innovation and
growth. The program builds on several decades of "law and economics"
Kauffman Legal Fellowship Program
The Kauffman Legal Fellowship Program provided grants of $180,000,
payable over three years to fund a Kauffman Legal Research Fellow at
six leading law schools.
Law Journal Article Bolsters Argument for U.S. Policy Change Regarding Immigrant Entrepreneurs
A new Fordham Urban Law Journal article encourages federal policy change as a means for the United States to more fully benefit from highly skilled immigrants' (HSI) growth-enhancing contributions.
Law, Innovation and Growth
The Law, Innovation and Growth initiative is a $10 million, five-year
program to support research by leading legal and economic scholars on
how best to shape the U.S. legal system so that it promotes innovation
Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform
Rules for Growth is a comprehensive and groundbreaking volume of essays prescribing a new set of growth-promoting policies for policymakers, legal scholars, economists, and business men and women.
Stanford Law School Launches Intellectual Property Litigation Clearinghouse
The Law, Science & Technology Program at Stanford Law School today
launched the Stanford Intellectual Property Litigation Clearinghouse
(IPLC), a first-of-its-kind online database that offers comprehensive
information about intellectual property disputes within the United
States. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is one of the
organizations that funded the development of and provided insight for
this publicly available online research tool.
The State of Entrepreneurship: Will Entrepreneurs Increase Hiring and Contribute to GDP Growth in 2011?
Following President Obama's increased focus on regulatory reform and his call for innovation during the State of the Union Address, and on the heels of the Startup America Partnership launched last week, Carl Schramm, president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, today urged policymakers to adopt specific rule changes that will accelerate economic growth through innovation and entrepreneurship. At the second annual Kauffman State of Entrepreneurship Address, titled "The Rules for Growth," Schramm cited data illustrating that the majority of all job creation in the United States is driven by young firms and emphasized how changes to specific laws and regulations could enable startups to grow more rapidly without adding to the deficit.
Winner Named in Global Desktop Factory Competition
The inventor of a machine that turns plastic pellets into affordable filaments for low-cost 3D printers is the winner of the first Desktop Fabrication Competition, a global contest sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation, Maker Education Initiative and Inventables.