Growth and Poverty

Startup Activity in America -- A Look at Startup Policy and the Kauffman Index

09/01/16
Policy Director Jason Wiens and Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix share presentations and findings around the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity and what policymakers can do to affect it
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Entrepreneurship and the American Idea

05/23/16
Kauffman's Dane Stangler explores the idea of entrepreneurship and the American Idea, in preparation for our celebration of 250 years of innovation in the U.S.
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Combatting the Geographic Divide between Rich and Poor

05/09/16
From presidential candidates to pundits, a lot of people are talking these days about income inequality. What gets much less attention, however, is the geographic manifestation of the divide between rich and poor.
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GEC Provides Continued Home for Research and Policy in Ecosystem Development

03/21/16
Research and policy continue to play an increasing role as nearly every country around the world searches for the right formulas to stimulate new firm formation and entrepreneurial growth. That much was evident throughout the eighth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, with roughly 4,000 delegates from 158 countries gathering last week in Medellin, Colombia – and it was solidified when Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, joined me in signing an agreement that aligns the SME Ministerial with the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, next occurring in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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The 2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address in 21 Tweets

02/24/16
Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix shares themes from the State of Entrepreneurship in America Address through tweets
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Investing in Minority Entrepreneurs: An Economic Imperative for the U.S.

02/11/16
American University's Melissa L. Bradley discusses some of the challenges facing minority entrepreneurs, and offers potential solutions to create a more friendly start-up environment for all entrepreneurs.
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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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5 Sets of Challenges Native American Entrepreneurs Face

08/06/15
Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch explores the challenges facing Native American entrepreneurs in the second part of her four part series.
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Opportunity Awaits: Native Americans and Entrepreneurship

07/23/15
Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch shares the first of a four part series on Native American entrepreneurship.
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Beyond the Minimum: Why Corporate Social Responsibility Matters for Every Business

07/02/15
Corporate Social Responsibility is not only for large corporations; it should be a piece of every entrepreneur’s strategy.
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