Kauffman Foundation

Are Latino Workers More Interested in Working in a Large Firm?

Are Latino Workers More Interested in Working in a Large Firm?

So says Harvard Business Review blogger Tammy Erikson.  According to her research, Latino workers express a high degree of interest in working in large organizations.  The research suggests that Latinos are looking for the stability in employment, flexibility in working assignments and opportunities for advancement that are most likely found in large organizations: This preference […]

Read More →

Read More →

The Venture Capital Market is Broken

The Venture Capital Market is Broken

That’s the conclusion reached by Kevin Drum over at Mother Jones  (I know, I know, but you’ll find he is a thoughtful analyst, really).  He is reviewing a new report by the Kauffman Foundation: The basic answer, I think, comes early on in the report: Investing in venture capital in the early to mid-1990s generated […]

Read More →

Read More →

Economics Bloggers See Economy Weakening

Economics Bloggers See Economy Weakening

The Kauffman Foundation produces a quarterly survey of economic bloggers to get their sense of the economy’s condition.  The outlook, as they say, isn’t brilliant: (KANSAS CITY, Mo.), July 28, 2011 – Optimism is out; pessimism is in among the country’s top economics bloggers as they look to 2012 and beyond, particularly regarding jobs. A […]

Read More →

Read More →

The Missing Jobs

The Missing Jobs

A new study sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation suggests that part of the reason we are in the mess that we’re in is that, sometime early this century, start up companies stopped producing as many jobs as they had in the past: The new study, the next in a continuing series on firm formation and […]

Read More →

Read More →

What do successful entrepreneurs look like?

What do successful entrepreneurs look like?

Well, for one thing, they are a lot older than you think.  This according to research by Vivek Wadhwa, a Duke University researcher who worked with the Kauffman Foundation in 2009.  As reported in the Huffington Post: Wadhwa’s survey of over 500 startups operating in “high-growth industries” showed that the average founder of a successful […]

Read More →

Read More →

Top