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Immigrants create more jobs than they take. That is the take home message appearing in a recent issue of Newsweek from the following 'Smart List' item: Lou Dobbs, take note: immigrants are good for our economy. The most skilled create jobs in technology and engineering,...
Is the U.S. losing the global race for the best and brightest entrepreneurial talent? It depends who you ask, but the question is the main focal point of the latest program from America Abroad Media entitled ‘Immigration and the Global Talent Search’—part of a four-part series on American entrepreneurship in a global economy.
After a lot of speculation that the House would fight the tax bill hammered out by the Senate and White House, it passed last week and was signed by President Obama. The $858 billion bill extends Bush-era tax cuts for all taxpayers, as well as 13 months of extended benefits to the unemployed and a 2% reduction of the Social Security payroll tax. It also continues the 15 percent top rate for capital gains and dividends through 2012 and enables businesses to write off 100 percent of capital purchases in 2011 and 50 percent in 2012.
Today, the House Committee on Science and Technology approved three bipartisan bills which share the common themes of strengthening inter-agency coordination processes andmaking government smarter. There was no major disagreement in today’s full committee markup; the bill with all proposed amendments was moved to the...
PDE staff were on hand
for a forum on improving U.S. science and technology innovation and
investment hosted by the Brookings Institution
on June 8. Our report of the event
The United States is falling
behind. For the past 50 years, the nation has led...
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) has released a new report: “Eight Ideas for Improving the America COMPETES Act.” Robert Atkinson, ITIF President, argues that reauthorizing the America COMPETES Act provides an opportunity to continue policies the U.S. needs to compete in the innovation-based...
A couple months ago, Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) were joined by Steve Case, AOL co-founder and CEO of Revolution LLC, as they introduced the Startup Act—based largely off research and recommendations released by the Kauffman Foundation.
Who says that the little guys never get any recognition? Inc. magazine is calling for entries into its annual "Best Lemonade Stand in America" contest to highlight the entrepreneurial chops of business-savvy 5 - 12 year olds. Top prize last year went to a pair...
Entrepreneurship data has consistently shown that a large portion of small businesses rely on credit cards as one of their largest sources of financing (see for example, the Kauffman Firm Survey). According to the National Small Business Association (NSBA), the number of small businesses reporting...
A newly released report by the Kauffman Foundation, Anatomy of an Entrepreneur, reveals that the majority of entrepreneurs had early propensity toward starting companies, judging by their academic performance and socio-economic backgrounds. For the study, author Vivek Wadwha surveyed 549 entrepreneurs in high-growth industries, including...
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