Monthly Archives: July 2016

Entrepreneurial Research Round-Up: July 2016

Here are few interesting entrepreneurship-related studies and projects that have crossed my in-box in recent weeks.   They’re all worth a look. “Declining Entrepreneurship, Labor Mobility, and Business Dynamism:  A Demand-Side Approach:”  This interesting paper from the Roosevelt Institute examines the … Continue reading

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A New Social Safety Net for the Gig Economy?

As regular readers of this blog know, I’m a big fan of the emerging 1099 (or “Gig” or “Freelance” or “On Demand”) Economy.   I think these new ways of working have the potential to provide rewarding careers and lives, and … Continue reading

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What’s Next for Shale Gas Communities?

You don’t hear much about the shale gas revolution these days—for good reason, as the historically low cost of oil and gas have hammered workers, companies, and communities that were enjoying the shale gas boom as recently as a couple … Continue reading

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STIRring Things Up In GovTech

GovTech is one of the more exciting, and underreported, business opportunities today.  There is a ton of very interesting and innovative work underway in areas where government programs, big data, and other new information technologies are intersecting.  Lots of investment … Continue reading

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