Monthly Archives: December 2012

Perspectives on Rural Brain Drain

Amber Waves, a useful publication from the USDA’s Economic Research Service, typically includes summaries of interesting research related to rural development and rural sociology.  The latest issue included an intriguing research summary related to rural brain drain.  It summarized a … Continue reading

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Dislocated Workers and Self-Employment

One of the underreported but exciting policy changes (one of the few!!) that happened this year came in February 2012 when an extension of the payroll tax cut was amended with new rules directing the Department of Labor (DOL) to support … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution Panel: The Future of Workforce Development Policy

This morning, I attended an interesting Brookings Institution discussion on the future of US workforce development policy. The panel included some of the US’s leading experts and covered a wide range of topics.  Lots of discussion centered on the issue … Continue reading

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Community Development Society 2013

The Community Development Society is an excellent national network that links researchers and practioners with an interest in new approaches to community building.  Each year, the CDS’ annual conference is a good opportunity to hear first hand about what’s happening … Continue reading

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EntreWorks Insights, December 2012

Our latest email newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available here.  This quarter’s issue looks at the the future of cleantech and offers updates on what’s happening at EntreWorks.  Thanks for reading!!

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