Monthly Archives: September 2016

Retiring in the Gig Economy

Last week, I attended an interesting (really!!) event on retirement security in the new economy, sponsored by the Brookings Institution’s Retirement Security Project.  The event, and related study, offered another look at the thorny issue of how we provide a … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Appalachia: Your Ideas Needed!

Along with our partners at the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship and the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, EntreWorks Consulting is soon kicking off an interesting research project examining the state of entrepreneurial ecosystems in Appalachia.  This project is on behalf … Continue reading

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New Data Tools and Resources You Should Use!

In my on-line travels over the past few weeks, I’ve come across several interesting sites and resources that are worth a look.  These tools and reports assess a number of emerging issues related to economic and community development.  Check these … Continue reading

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Trump and Clinton on Technology Policy: It’s 1992 Again!

Last month, I did a quick review of Clinton vs. Trump on small business policy.  Today, I’m taking a look at how the candidates compare on technology and innovation policies.   My analysis focuses tightly on issues directly related to technology … Continue reading

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Inaugural Data from the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs

The US Census Bureau, with support from the Kauffman Foundation and the Minority Business Development Agency, has just released the inaugural Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE).  This welcome new report will provide much-needed data on all businesses in the US—it … Continue reading

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