Monthly Archives: February 2012

The State of Entrepreneurship Education 2012

My good friends and colleagues at the Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education have released an interesting new report that assesses the state of entrepreneurship education here in the US.  The report summarizes surveys and interviews with state directors of Career and … Continue reading

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Offshoring, International Trade, and American Workers

An interesting new research summary from the National Bureau of Economic Research assesses our current state of knowledge on the connections between offshoring, international trade, and the deteriorating job conditions faced by many American workers.  The researchers, Ann Harrison and Margaret … Continue reading

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GAO ♥ Workforce Development

If you’re a government program manager, it’s not likely that you’re looking forward to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) on your work. It’s kind of like hearing that 60 Minutes wants to talk to you.  So, I’m sure that … Continue reading

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Rural Creative Economies

My good friend, Stu Rosenfeld, has a nice essay in the latest edition of the Daily Yonder blog.  For the last few years, Stu and his colleagues have produced a host of excellent studies highlighting the role of arts and culture … Continue reading

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CFED’s Assets and Opportunity Scorecard

Last week, CFED released its annual Assets and Opportunity Scorecard.  This report is the latest incarnation of CFED’s Development Scorecard, one of the first comprehensive and rigorous efforts to benchmark states for their economic development capacities.  The Assets and Opportunity … Continue reading

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Higher Education Innovation in Central Virginia

For the past year, EntreWorks Consulting has had the pleasure of working with the Region 2000 Partnership, an economic development organization serving the five county region surrounding Lynchburg, Virginia.  Earlier this week, we closed up on one project–the annoucement of a … Continue reading

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EntreWorks Insights, February 2012 now available

The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available here.  This issue takes a look at the coming round of defense downsizing, and offers some lessons from the last big defense cutbacks during the end of the … Continue reading

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