Policy principles and protocols can help pave the way for entrepreneurs to move forward or hamper their ability to establish their business, grow and prosper.
Enabling more women to become entrepreneurs and to open small businesses is one way we can help women succeed economically, helping their families and their communities.
Inequality has taken prominence as a pressing political issue, both in the United States and around the world. What role does entrepreneurship play in removing barriers to our collective economic security? Where does entrepreneurship break down the forces of inequality, where does it exacerbate them, and how can policy shape it into a more powerful force for economic independence?
Two takeaways from the Creative Corridor
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
The right incentives can go a long way towards successful entrepreneurship. How does a functional, healthy labor market help entrepreneurs?
Today is the final day that we publish the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship. As noted over the past few editions, the Kauffman Foundation will be consolidating its blog repertoire and those of us who write and contribute will be re-directing our thought pieces to updated platforms, including Kauffman’s own Growthology.
Entrepreneurship and competition are inextricably linked. What specific areas can improved policy around competition boost entrepreneurship?
The traditional employer-employee work relationship is changing, brought on in part by the business model of young, innovative firms. This Policy Digest explores the impact of the platform economy on entrepreneurship and provides policy recommendations.
Next week, we will wrap up our last official edition of the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship with a look back to when it began and how it evolved through the years – and then the discussion shifts to Growthology. Since PDE launched, thousands of posts have been delivered to millions of inboxes, covering a wide range of topics and policy areas at all levels – local, state/regional, national and even global.
Key measures of new business creation in the United States point upward for the second year in a row, according to the 2016 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity, released late last week. The Startup Activity Index, a key annual indicator of new business creation, rose to 0.38 in 2016 – going up for the second year in a row – a mere two years after plunging to its lowest level in two decades.
Read summaries of findings around relevant policy issues impacting entrepreneurship.
The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship site contains full reports, as well as interactive data at the national, state and metro level.
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