State and Local

How Does Occupational Licensing Affect Employment and Recidivism?

11/29/16
Formerly incarcerated individuals face substantial obstacles to employment when they leave prison, including occupational licensing requirements that exclude those with criminal records from specific professions.
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Want to be like Silicon Valley? Welcome Immigrant Entrepreneurs

10/07/16
Exploring how the percentage of immigrant entrepreneurs varies across states and metropolitan areas.
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Startup Activity in America -- A Look at Startup Policy and the Kauffman Index

09/01/16
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
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Cracking the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Code

07/14/16
Victor Hwang is driving the dawn of a new model for economic development
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About the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE), the Largest Annual Survey Data Collection of U.S. Entrepreneurs

04/24/18
Kauffman researchers E.J. Reedy and Arnobio Morelix share about the new Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE), a public-private partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau, the Kauffman Foundation, and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).
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In the Border War of tax incentives, states—and small business—lose

05/10/16
Research shows large tax incentive programs don’t actually create jobs. In fact, it often fails to reward the types of companies that do have job creation potential.

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The Ecosystem Trap

04/18/16
Kauffman's VP of Research and Policy defines and explores the entrepreneurship ecosystem trap
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4 Ways to Spur Native American Entrepreneurship

09/03/15
Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch examines ways to strengthen entrepreneurship in the Native American community.
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Cultivating an Entrepreneurial Environment

09/29/14
Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado shares insights into the development of the state's entrepreneurial environment.
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