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Can Paid Maternity Leave Mean More Entrepreneurship?

While there are plenty of reasons why longer parental leave is good for parents and children, can it also be good for creating entrepreneurs?

DC’s Disruption in Highly Regulated Industries

Politics and regulations, not startups, used to define the image of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. But not anymore.

About the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE), the Largest Annual Survey Data Collection of U.S. Entrepreneurs

Kauffman researchers E.J. Reedy and Arnobio Morelix share about the new Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE), a public-private partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau, the Kauffman Foundation, and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).

Are Tech Companies Ahead of the Curve on Parental Leave?

Major tech companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter have recently given generous parental leave to their employees. But is it economically easier for tech companies, which are predominantly male, to offer generous parental leave packages given men are less likely to take parental leave?

The End of the Slump: U.S. Entrepreneurial Growth Rebounds, Says First-ever Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship

More startups and established businesses are growing quicker than in recent years but entrepreneurial growth is still in a long-term decline

Right on, Sister. Four ways to keep the conversation on working moms going

A collection of articles —from Forbes to Glamour—that show how women of the working press furthered the conversation on the challenges of working moms and the unique hardships of women entrepreneurs.

Coming Soon: the First-Ever Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship

Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix introduces the first-ever Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship, coming soon

Corporations Embracing the Startup Disruptor Threat

As corporations identify challenges within their operations, corporate leaders are increasingly looking to young, startup entrepreneurs for dynamic thinking and innovative problem solving. There is a shifting corporate culture to expand in-house solutions to a more open and collaborative environment, and the startup-corporate connection is a mutually beneficial partnership.

Innovation Policy and the Economy

In a few weeks, the next Innovation Policy and the Economy conference will be held in Washington, DC to explore digitization’s consequence for economic activity. The conference draws on some of the frontier research in this area, encompassing issues in TV, online payment systems, platforms, industry restructuring, technology and the labor force, and the institutions that support or deter economic growth.

GEC Provides Continued Home for Research and Policy in Ecosystem Development

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.