2011 State of Entrepreneurship Address
In the second annual "State of Entrepreneurship" address, presented on February 8, 2011, Kauffman Foundation President and CEO Carl Schramm presented policy recommendations to promote entrepreneurship and accelerate economic growth without adding to the deficit. In the 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
Expeditionary Economics is an emerging area of economic inquiry focused on rebuilding economies in post-conflict nations, including Iraq and Afghanistan.
Foreign Affairs Essay Introduces 'Expeditionary Economics' for Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Efforts
At a time when Afghanistan, Iraq and Haiti are struggling with economic reconstruction efforts, Carl Schramm, president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, proposes a new model for how the U.S. should prepare for and engage following foreign conflicts and natural disasters.
How Do We Make More Entrepreneurs More Successful?
If the best indicator of a country’s growth is the number of new firms started every year, as Kauffman Foundation research indicates, how do we get more companies to start and grow? What’s the magic sauce
Kauffman Foundation Expeditionary Economics Paper Recommends New Military Government School to Train Nation-Building Experts
The United States should establish a new school of military government focused on creating a scalable cadre of nation-building experts, according to the new paper "Revisiting a School of Military Government," the third paper in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s Expeditionary Economics Research Series to reconsider the United States' approach to military and civilian development in areas stricken by conflict and natural disasters.
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.
State of Entrepreneurship Address: Entrepreneurs Expect to Limit Hiring in 2010, According to New Kauffman Foundation Poll
On the heels of last month's alarming unemployment numbers and citing
sobering new data that show a majority of American entrepreneurs do not
expect to create jobs in 2010, Carl Schramm, president and CEO of the
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, today delivered "The State of
Entrepreneurship" address, calling on policymakers to make this
cornerstone of American capitalism a priority.
State of Entrepreneurship Address: The Rules for Growth
On average, one-year-old businesses create nearly one million new jobs a year, while ten-year-old firms generate just 300,000.
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.
Thoughts on Creating the Future
This is a book about creating the future, which, of course, is the business of any good organization.</span> Whether you work at a nonprofit entity or a for-profit company, your ultimate job description is to bring something new into the world, something that will make life better in some sense.