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Are startups the answer to inequality?

/   Patton Dodd, Folo Media

A new study finds that Texas is among the national leaders in “economic dynamism.” That’s a technical term: it means businesses starting and closing, workers changing firms or moving to new opportunities. According to the Economic Innovation Group, a think tank and advocacy group in Washington, D.C., dynamism is a more illuminating measure of economic…

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Western dynamism

/   Dillon Tabish, Flathead Beacon

According to a new study conducted by the Economic Innovation Group, a Washington, D.C.-based bipartisan public policy organization, the region is the nation’s most dynamic with nine of the 10 highest-ranking states located west of the Mississippi. … By: Dillon Tabish, Flathead Beacon Read the full article here.

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How Jeff Bezos Can Make the Biggest Immediate Philanthropic Impact — And Keep the Pitchforks at Bay

/   Ross Baird, Impact Alpha

Over the last 24 hours, Jeff Bezos has made news for two big things. And they’re related. Yesterday, the Amazon founder, not a publicly known philanthropist, took to Twitter to say: “I’m thinking I want much of my philanthropic activity to be helping people in the here and now — short term — at the…

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Rhodes scholar goes from Afghan war to rescuing a capital city

/   Martin Z Braun, Bloomberg Politics

The problems are legion. The population declined 23 percent between 1960 and 2000 and has remained stagnant ever since. It has a higher poverty rate than Baltimore or Newark, and from 2010 to 2014 the Hartford metropolitan area saw the fifth-biggest decline in employers in the nation, according the Economic Innovation Group, a Washington-based public…

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Group ranks Idaho high on scale of business ‘dynamism’

/   Frankie Barnhill, Boise State Public Radio

The Economic Innovation Group is a Washington D.C.-based research and advocacy group focused on the decline of entrepreneurship and rising income inequality. Policy director John Lettieri says despite a popular narrative that disruption and change is constant in the business world, entrepreneurship across the country is actually quite static. … By: Frankie Barnhill, Boise State Public…

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