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College and Career Ready Reports

Kansas, like Missouri, also has information currently available that addresses college preparedness, but does so only in terms of remediation coursework enrollment for every school district in Kansas that has students currently enrolled in an institution of higher education in the state. Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal explores where these data sources can be found, what data are included, and their context.Read More >

Underutilized Resource in Understanding College Readiness

Information is currently available that addresses college preparedness in terms of first year completion, grade point average, and remediation for every high school in Missouri that has students currently enrolled in an institution of higher education in the state. Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal explores where these data source can be found, what data are included, and their context.Read More >

Call for Proposals, Entrepreneurial Dynamics: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey

The Kauffman Foundation is pleased to announce a special conference to bring together researchers using the Kauffman Firm Survey (KFS) and highlight new KFS research. Read More >

Compendium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data

Kauffman Foundation Director of Research E.J. Reedy discusses Kauffman’s new Compendium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data, highlighting the first example data overview from the Health and Retirement Survey.Read More >

Major Partnership to Expand Data on Private Businesses Across the United States

Kauffman Foundation Research and Policy Director E.J. Reedy details plans for a multi-year expansion of the Survey of Business Owners with the U.S. Census BureauRead More >

4 Data Science Insights from Facebook Headquarters

Kauffman Research Analyst Arnobio Morelix shares insights from data science conference at Facebook headquarters. Read More >

Bring Out the NETS to Capture Business level Data

Kauffman Foundation Research Director E.J. Reedy discusses why NETS is a great resource for scholars needing annual employment and revenue information on private businesses in the United States over time.Read More >

States Find Their Own Way to Use Education Data in Research

Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal highlights several states finding efficiencies partnering with researchers to improve understanding of their education systems.Read More >

Creating a Lab in the Real World

At last! Randomized control trials (established in medicine and many other fields) are now being used more routinely within the study of entrepreneurship and innovation. Kauffman Foundation Director E.J. Reedy explores the slow uptake and emerging opportunities for this new means of data collection. Read More >

Dominance through Consoritia

Bluetooth. Wifi. Technology consortia are incredibly important drivers of the products that make it to the market everyday but most people don't understand much about them at all. New data on industry consortia and technology standards should open up this hidden world.Read More >