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A recent Brookings piece on the use of social impact bonds in Colombia prompted me on a little research project to examine what’s been happening in this space since I
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As regular readers of this blog know, I can get going on a good rant over the near absence of any kind of economic transition support for displaced workers in
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One of the unintended consequences of the Trump Administration’s horrific “skinny budget” plan is that it has prompted some deep media and think tank dives into understanding the many benefits
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An interesting new article in Strategy+Business examines another potential downside of the gig economy.  It seems that many business sectors operate with business models that are not well suited to
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If you plan on attending next week’s National Association of Workforce Boards conference, I hope to see you here in Washington DC.   I’ll be participating in the entire event and
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This is late notice, but I encourage you to sign up for a webinar later today on the topic of building entrepreneurial ecosystems in small and rural communities.  I'll be
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I've got a new article on the the economic transition in America's coal regions in the latest issue (Winter 2017) of the International Economic Development Council's Economic Development Journal.   The article
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If you want to learn the latest and greatest about what’s happening in the world of entrepreneurship, you still have time to book your flight to Johannesburg, South Africa for
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This blog post summarizes a few recent research reports that contain some interesting findings (to me, at least) but have not received a lot of coverage in the more popular
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