Derek Ozkal

Derek Ozkal is a program officer in Research and Policy for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he assists with writing and analysis of various Research & Policy initiatives and administers grants, which includes managing and overseeing assigned grant portfolios, monitoring grantee performance, and reviewing grant proposals.

The Future of Work: A Call for Proposals

07/28/16
Implications of the changing nature of work on firm structure, size and creation
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Expanding Latino Entrepreneurship Research

05/13/16
Backgrounds, business models and available financing vary greatly—as does the challenges and opportunities of Latino entrepreneurs depending on geographic location.
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Recapping America’s New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda

02/22/16
Optimism for the future of entrepreneurship is coupled with key policy recommendations and highlighted in this short introduction to the NEG Agenda.
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The Gig (Economy) is Up!

02/09/16
The gig economy highlights some emerging trends: changes in the nature of work, firm structure and formation, production, and consumption.

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Fewer Workers Means Fewer Startups

01/15/16
Fewer workers means fewer startups. Looking at three factors that affect business dynamism.
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Growthology Goes to the AEA Annual Meeting

01/13/16
Six of the Growthology Writers traveled to San Francisco for AEA's annual meeting. This post contains an overview of some of their favorite sessions.
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Unlocking Human Potential: Can the Sharing Economy Bring Prosperity for Everyone?

01/28/16
As the nature of work changes, how will education and employment change? Will technology replace or augment human activity?
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Internet of Things: Machines of Loving Grace or Maximum Overdrive?

06/30/15
The Internet of Things is coming and it presents concerns and opportunities.
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Entrepreneurial Struggles Following the Great Recession

05/28/15
Since the Great Recession, there has been a decrease in entrepreneurship and young firms are struggling to grow.
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