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Is the American Dream Alive or Dead? It Depends on Where You Look

EIG has joined county-level data from our Distressed Communities Index (DCI) with the economic mobility estimates created by Raj Chetty’s team at Harvard’s Equality of Opportunity Project (EOP)

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EIG’s Quarterly Entrepreneurship Reading Guide: Winter 2017

The latest and greatest research and commentary from the field. Entrepreneurship scholars ended 2016 and ushered in 2017 with a flurry of great research and commentary. Unsurprisingly, given the excitement of the election, some of the best scholarship focused on the big picture question of how and why the U.S. economy has grown less dynamic over…

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Dynamism in Retreat

It may come as a surprise that Americans are less likely to start a business, move to another region of the country, or switch jobs now than at any time in recent memory. But dynamism is in retreat nationwide and in nearly every measurable respect.

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How Struggling Local Economies Helped Decide the 2016 Election

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Tomorrow, Donald Trump will be sworn in as America’s 45th president. While there is much speculation about the coming Administration’s approach to the economy, conventional wisdom has coalesced around the idea that deep-seated economic anxiety was a driving force on election day.

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EIG’s Quarterly Entrepreneurship Reading Guide: Fall 2016

The latest and greatest research and commentary from the field. The third quarter of 2016 saw a flurry of entrepreneurship-related research. Scholars examined the linkages between access to credit and startup rates, business dynamism and productivity, and competition and growth rates. New Census Bureau data products provided novel insights into the scale, demography, and geography…

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