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The Good Economy

03/14/16   The Good Economy, an e-book jointly published by the Kauffman Foundation and the Roosevelt Institute, asks how the new economy could evolve over the next 25 years and predicts a radical transformation of the U.S. economic system based on information technology, akin to late 19th century breakthroughs like the steam engine.

A Rising Tide: Financing Strategies for Women-Owned Firms

05/30/12   Women-owned firms represent an increasingly important segment of the small business sector. According to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 7.8 million women-owned firms in the United States in 2007, generating $1.2 trillion in revenues and providing employment for 7.6 million people. A Rising Tide presents the financial strategies that have helped today's bold and creative women entrepreneurs to succeed.

Boulevard of Broken Dreams

02/20/12   Boulevard of Broken Dreams is the first extensive look at the ways governments have supported entrepreneurs and venture capitalists across decades and continents.

Chance & Intent: Managing the Risks of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

03/22/12   In Chance & Intent, editors Dr. David L. Bodde and Dr. Caron H. St. John explore the enterprise hazards that reside outside the bell curve and the conventional domains of risk- uncertainty, ambiguity, and ignorance. This edited volume emphasizes practical strategies for understanding and managing the risks of a new venture in light of recent research.

Experimental Capitalism: The Nanoeconomics of American High-Tech Industries

Experimental Capitalism examines six key industries—automobiles, pneumatic tires, television receivers, semiconductors, lasers, and penicillin—and tracks the highs and lows of American high-tech capitalism and the resulting innovation landscape.

Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

02/04/09   In this book, the authors document four different varieties of capitalism, some "Good" and some "Bad" for growth. The authors identify the conditions that characterize Good Capitalism—the right blend of entrepreneurial and established firms, which can vary among countries—as well as the features of Bad Capitalism.

How America Can Achieve Better Capitalism

09/25/12   Better Capitalism: Renewing the Entrepreneurial Strength of the American Economy cuts through the chatter and offers a detailed, practical blueprint to restore the vigor of the American economy.

How the Internet Became Commercial: Innovation, Privatization, and the Birth of a New Network

10/15/15   How the Internet Became Commercial: Innovation, Privatization, and the Birth of a New Network describes how many of the key innovations that made this possible came from entrepreneurs and iconoclasts who were outside the mainstream—and how the commercialization of the Internet was by no means a foregone conclusion at its outset.

Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology

Crowdsourced book features stories from hundreds of women in science and technology fields.

Kauffman Thoughtbook 2015

11/11/14   The Kauffman Thoughtbook captures thoughts, ideas and discoveries made by Foundation leaders, partners and other experts about how education and entrepreneurship are driving growth and progress in the economy and our increasingly global society.