Monthly Archives: December 2013

Americans are Moving Less. Why?

In comparison to our compatriots in other countries, Americans are very mobile people. When the going gets tough or new opportunities beckon, Americans have traditionally been willing to pick up and move.  Our history is replete with such stories–the pioneers … Continue reading

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Scoring State Tax Administration

Most of the state or local “best of business” rankings place heavy emphasis on taxes, typically giving high ranks to states that have low taxes (e.g. the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council’s Business Tax Index) or for offering generous tax … Continue reading

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Small Town America: A Brief Book Review

I live in a large metro area, but spend much of my professional life in small towns across America.  This occurred more by happenstance than design, but I’m happy about it.  I get the best of both worlds—the friendliness, community … Continue reading

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Economic Resilience in America’s Counties

An excellent new report from the National Association of Counties examines what U.S. county governments are doing to strengthen their economic resilience.   “Strategies to Bolster Economic Resilience”  presents case studies of counties that are doing it right in terms of … Continue reading

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EntreWorks Insights December 2013–Shale Energy & Manufacturing

The latest edition of our quarterly e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available.  This issue examines the role of shale energy in helping to drive a renaissance in American manufacturing.    If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so here.

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