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Establishment Mobility in the United States: Interstate Move-ins and Move-outs
This brief explores the movement of establishments within the United States by calculating an interstate establishment mobility ratio. Establishment mobility reflects the overall movement of establishments across states, and includes establishments in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
Fewer Businesses Have Become Employers | Trends in Entrepreneurship, No. 11
From 2005 to 2019, new business applications have increased while new employer businesses have decreased. Find out how this discrepancy between intent to hire and actualization has played out over recent years.
Challenges for Entrepreneurs in the Heartland | Trends in Entrepreneurship, No. 7
How do entrepreneurs in the Heartland – Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska – perceive challenges compared to entrepreneurs nationally? We asked Heartland and nationwide entrepreneurs to rank the order of the three to five most challenging barriers from a list of 13 barriers to discover what matters most to them.
This brief presents a breakdown of the reasons entrepreneurs seek business advice or mentoring, as well as the sources of mentoring, drawing from the 2016 Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs. The trends explained here are based on the perceptions of the entrepreneurs themselves, which provide insight into how they think about and navigate the process of obtaining business advice or mentoring.