Monthly Archives: September 2014

EntreWorks Insights, October 2014 issue now available

The October 2014 issue of our regular e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available. This issue focuses on how American manufacturing will be transformed (or not) by the current shale energy boom.   You can subscribe and access previous issues here.

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Tackling Wealth Inequality

Yesterday, I attended a very interesting event sponsored by the CFED-sponsored Asset Building Policy Network, a coalition of organizations focused on supporting asset building policies such as individual development accounts and more consumer friendly banking policies.  The topic was “Unfinished … Continue reading

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Reshoring Manufacturing Jobs: We’re Still Waiting

Like many people, I’ve been getting pretty excited when I read studies about the potential for reshoring of manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.   Many trends, such as technology changes, changing energy cost structures, and rising labor costs in China … Continue reading

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Emerging US Labor Market Challenges?

America’s flexible, responsive, and resilient labor markets have long been among the least well-understood “secrets” of U.S. economic competitiveness.   In contrast to many European or Asian economies, America’s labor markets are quite open.  It is relatively easy and low cost … Continue reading

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