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A Look Back at Innovation Daily (August 8 - 14)

Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation-- courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week:

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on August 08, 2011
A Look Back at Innovation Daily (August 1 - 7)

Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation--courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week:

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on August 01, 2011
Economic Bloggers Forecast Weak Growth and High Deficits

Optimism is out; pessimism is in among the country's top economics bloggers as they look to 2012 and beyond— particularly regarding jobs. A new Kauffman Foundation survey released last week shows that only 50 percent of respondents to its ongoing series of anticipate employment growth, a decrease of 20 percent from second quarter.

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Posted by: Anonymous
on August 01, 2011
CFPB Open for Business

Last week, the likely impact of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on new and small businesses came under scrutiny by members of the subcommittee of Investigations, Oversight and Regulations of the House Committee on Small Business.

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on August 01, 2011
Syrian Quest for Freedom

As I read this morning’s news about Syrian security forces renewing attacks on the city of Hama, I become even more committed to finding stories of Syrians looking beyond the divides of politics, class and religion, who can help shape the fate of the country and its four-months-long revolt against President Bashar al-Assad.

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Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans
on August 01, 2011
This Week in Entrepreneurial Policy

A handful of hearings are scheduled for the week ahead, including: the House Committee on Small Business looking at how industry-led portable skills certification programs are meeting the workforce needs of new and small firms; and, the House Committee on Financial Services reviewing legislative proposals to reform the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on August 01, 2011

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