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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. E.J. Reedy Director of Research and Policy Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Making Entrepreneurial Growth Vibrant Again July 28, 2015 Congressman Hoyer and other distinguished members of the […]
In 1948, the gap in labor force participation between American men and women was 54 percentage points—only one-third of American women were officially counted as in the labor force. Nearly seven decades later, the gap has narrowed considerably as women have entered the labor force en masse, and as men have experienced steady declines. As […]
The recent growth of the startup scene and entrepreneurial community in St. Louis is incredibly exciting. It means economic progress for the St. Louis region and more jobs available for St. Louis citizens. Many newly formed local assets, such as ITEN, T-Rex, and Arch Grants, are laying a foundation that will have impact for decades […]
With support from the Kauffman Foundation, the Roosevelt Institute’s Next American Economy project identifies the trends and challenges that will shape our economy in the next twenty-five years to better inform the policy decisions we must make today. While politicians and scholars often are driven by short-term policy demands, the Next American Economy project takes […]
Immigrants have played an increasingly important role in contributing to science and engineering advancements in America, according to a Kauffman Foundation-funded National Foundation for American Policy report. While, historically, immigrants have always made valuable contributions to the country, objective measures indicate those contributions have increased significantly since the 1960s (when major restrictions on immigration were […]
A Kauffman-funded National Foundation for American Policy report finds that key parts of pending immigration bills would open the door wider to highly skilled individuals. The analysis shows that if Congress takes up immigration reform legislation later in 2014, employers and the U.S. economy would benefit from several provisions on high-skilled immigration in House and […]