Resources

Beyond our extensive research, the Kauffman Foundation has developed and supported a variety of books, publications and other resources that furthers our work.

Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity

04/08/14 The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity is a leading indicator of new business creation in the United States.

Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity Data Files

04/08/14 Kauffman Index Codebook and Data Files Kauffman Index Codebook Version 2.0 Comma Delimited Format Data Files KIEA Data 1996 KIEA Data 1997

Kauffman in Kansas City e-Newsletter

03/31/14 Each month the Kauffman Foundation shares highlights of the many ways in which it interacts with and supports Kansas City organizations, initiatives, and individuals.

The Economic Case for Welcoming Immigrant Entrepreneurs

03/31/14 The Kauffman Foundation highlights strategies for how a “startup visa” would allow immigrants to start businesses in the United States after satisfying certain funding, employment, and other requirements.

As Heard on NPR: Kauffman Provides Underwriting Support

02/21/14 We renew our underwriting support of National Public Radio with a call to attract teachers to the Kauffman School.

Stimulating Entrepreneurial Growth

02/19/14 The Kauffman Foundation addresses growing challenges in new business creation and economic dynamism at its fifth annual State of Entrepreneurship Address at the National Press Club in Washington.   

Prescription for Success: The Life and Values of Ewing Marion Kauffman

08/30/13 In Prescription for Success, author Anne Morgan provides a fascinating and sensitive portrait of Ewing Marion Kauffman, the truly great businessman and humanitarian, whose innovative and long-lasting contributions have benefited thousands.

2013 State of Entrepreneurship Address: Financing Entrepreneurial Growth

02/06/13 The Kauffman Foundation addresses challenges and opportunities in financing new and young companies at its fourth annual State of Entrepreneurship Address at the National Press Club in Washington.

The Cost Disease: Why Computers Get Cheaper and Health Care Doesn't

11/01/12 In The Cost Disease: Why Computers Get Cheaper and Health Care Doesn't, the well-known economist William J. Baumol explores the causes of these seemingly intractable problems and offers a surprisingly simple explanation.

The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date

11/01/12 n The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date, Samuel Arbesman, Kauffman Foundation senior scholar, explains that knowledge should never be assumed, and facts never taken for granted.