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Making Entrepreneurial Growth Vibrant Again

Kauffman Foundation Director of Research and Policy E.J. Reedy addresses members of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the role of entrepreneurship in creating economic opportunities for Americans.

Job Creation & the Economy: 5 Ways to Foster Growth

The Kauffman Foundation addresses the House of Representatives to discuss several areas of federal policy that can strengthen the entrepreneurial environment.

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Double-dose of FCC

With August recess looming, members of the Federal Communications Commission make a couple of appearances on Capitol Hill this week.

How Policy Can Support Network Development

A new policy brief from the OECD outlines how policymakers can help fuel the growth of networks to help entrepreneurs — particularly those among under-represented groups such as women and youth — start and scale new firms.

Entrepreneurs Called to Ignite Economic Growth for Africa and Beyond

Since 2010, when President Barack Obama presided over the first Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Washington, D.C., it has expanded to a global event, subsequently hosted by the governments of Muslim majority nations, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Morocco.

Occupational Licensing is Holding Back the American Dream

Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson connects the dots that show how occupational licensing is a barrier that hinders economic mobility.

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Taming Taxes for Entrepreneurs

With only a couple weeks left before Washington turns into a ghost town for August, there are a number of committee hearings on tap this week. Simplifying tax burdens for entrepreneurs and small business owners is at the top of the list.

The Crowd and the Regulator: How a Few Rule Changes Could Accelerate Entrepreneurship

As regulators work on rule modernization, we should be careful to balance the exuberance with clarity around different types of crowdfunding and precision around what we are trying to accomplish.

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Monetary Policy, Regulatory Reform and Drones

The biggest buzz on Capitol Hill this week is likely to be made by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing to explore the FIFA scandal and the “integrity of international soccer.” Meanwhile, there are several hearings that might be a bit more meaningful to followers of the entrepreneurial economy.

Policy Levers to Measure (and Strengthen) Entrepreneurial Cities

Headliner data no longer impresses startup community leaders examining alternative policy levers for building city ecosystems for entrepreneurs. How are startup cities assessing themselves?