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Our new two-year initiative to develop a New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda aims to address growing challenges in new business creation and economic dynamism.
As a leading funder of economic research through the lens of entrepreneurship and education, the Kauffman Foundation compiles summaries of findings around relevant policy issues that will inform and educate lawmakers.
Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for giving me the opportunity to testify today about ETFs and the public policy challenges they pose. I have prepared this written testimony with my colleague at the Kauffman Foundation, Robert Litan, who is Vice President for Research and Policy. I am Chief Investment Officer of the Foundation. Both of us draw in this testimony on prior studies we have done on the growing ETF market, by ourselves and with experts in securities settlements. But we offer here supplemental information, which we hope will be of use to this Committee. I will be delivering an oral summary of this testimony at the hearing.
The Kauffman Foundation's "Startup Act" proposal suggests ways to jump-start the ailing U.S. economy and increase job creation by accelerating the growth of startups and young businesses.
Economic gardening is an economic development model that embraces the fundamental idea that entrepreneurs drive economies. The model seeks to create jobs by supporting existing companies in a community.