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I’ve been a long time Board member of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and I’m extremely proud of the work we’ve done around the world and here in the US. 
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As the proud father of a theater major, I’m always interested in research that highlights the economic importance and potential of the arts.  As such, I’m really enjoying the Organization
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Economically distressed communities (i.e., places with persistently high levels of poverty and unemployment) exist everywhere in the US, but they are also heavily concentrated in a few specific regions, such
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A new edition of our semi-regular e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available. In this issue, we look at issues related to community capacity building. You can learn more and subscribe
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Small business finance is one of the many fields that has been revolutionized over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Initial responses to the pandemic created lots of innovations as
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AARP is out with the latest edition of its annual livability index, which tracks how communities perform on a series of livability metrics such as health care quality, housing affordability,
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One of my all-time favorite entrepreneurship programs—One Million Cups—celebrates its 10th birthday this week.   Started by the Kauffman Foundation, One Million Cups is based on a simple premise:  entrepreneurs like
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The COVID-19 pandemic is having huge impacts on where and how we work.  One big change has been the overwhelming embrace of business startups.  In 2021, nearly 5.4 million Americans—a
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If you work in economic development, you’re likely familiar with the acronym CEDS, which stands for a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.   If regions are seeking federal money from the US
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