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Entrepreneurial Stimulus Package Can Help U.S. Jobs Shortfall

Robert E. Litan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert E. Litan

With little taste for new spending programs, America has another option for creating jobs. It's called entrepreneurship.

Clean Energy's Future Hinges on New Business Models

Lesa Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lesa Mitchell

Clean energy innovations often fall victim to the so-called "Valley of Death" caused by outdated and capital-intensive business models and a supply chain that is not friendly to new technology.

America's Self-Employed: Not So "Bunny"

Kristie Arslan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kristie Arslan

The Obama Administration is trying desperately to create jobs and boost our sluggish economy. But the public increasingly thinks the President's econo...

Entrepreneurs are made, not born

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Whittle

Here is a nice piece by Vivek Wadhwa in TechCrunch. Some excerpts: Entrepreneurs aren't born, they're made. And they aren't anything like you think ...

Bloggers See Gloomy Outlook For U.S. Economy, According To New Kauffman Survey

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to the Kauffman Economic Outlook, a new survey of economics bloggers, web pundits' attitude toward the U.S. economy is markedly sober, with ...

Davos, Jobs and Talent

Blythe McGarvie | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Blythe McGarvie

Thousands of people aren't waiting for others to ease their economic pain. If you're seeking a job, consider learning about the needs of this new economy and matching your talents to those needs, in a business you start yourself.

Obama's Proposed "Small Business" Initiative Lacks Audacity (and Focus)

Chris Rabb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Rabb

The proposal that the government invest in "small businesses" is misguided. It is firms that are over 25 years old -- not start-ups -- that have historically created the most net jobs.