Monthly Archives: April 2011

Foreign Direct Investment and Development

A new Peterson Institute for International Economics monograph from Georgetown University’s Ted Moran takes a look at what the latest research tells us about the connections between Foreign direct investment (FDI) and development.   The report assess the latest academic research … Continue reading

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The Power of Ambitious Entrepreneurs

A new World Economic Forum study, Global Entrepreneurship and the Successful Growth Strategies of Early-Stage Companies, is chock full of insights about the state of global entrepreneurship today.   While I can’t do justice to the whole report in short blog … Continue reading

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Kansas PIPELINE Poised for Growth

For the past several years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Joni Cobb and the leadership team at Kansas’ PIPELINE Entrepreneurial Immersion Program.  Started by the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, PIPELINE is one of the US’ most innovative entrepreneur … Continue reading

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Measuring Your Innovation Economy: Webinar on April 13, 2011

In cooperation with the Council for Community Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Training Institute, I will be leading a webinar on “Measuring Your Innovation Economy” this coming Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at 3:00 PM Eastern time.  If you … Continue reading

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Danish Flexicurity Under Siege?

Denmark has enjoyed a run of strong economic performance until quite recently.  The Danes rank at or near the top in many international comparisons of economic competitiveness, such as the annual Global Competitiveness reports from the World Economic Forum. Analysts … Continue reading

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New Issue of EntreWorks Insights Available

The latest issue of EntreWorks Insights, our quarterly email newsletter, is now available here.  This issue examines the need for strengthened small business support services that help small firms succeed in global export markets.  To subscribe, click here.

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