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Milken Report – What Makes a City Thrive?

What factors distinguish cities that can withstand an economic downturn, or rebound afterward, from those that cannot? Are these factors unique to successful cities, or are there best practices that can be adopted in peer cities? Building on the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities index, this paper examines what sets resilient cities apart. The economic performance of a city is driven

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Report – Why Heart of Texas Leads Startup Activity in USA

“At the Heart of Texas: Cities’ Industry Clusters Drive Growth” is a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. This report is a comprehensive look at the industry clusters, history and demographics shaping eight of the state’s key metropolitan areas: Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, McAllen, Midland-Odessa and San Antonio. For each city, the report’s authors

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Mies Institute – Economics Is About Scarcity, Property, and Relationships

by Michael J. McKay The other day I was having coffee with a new friend, a retired businessman who had customized luxury cars in California. I mentioned I had recently retired from owning an investment firm and had studied economics for many years, especially Austrian economics. Like so many people, he said, “I really don’t understand economics and always have

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NVCA Report – How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Contribute To U.S. Economy

Report Commissioned by the National Venture Capital Association Shows Impact of Immigrants on American Jobs, Markets, and Innovation, Confirming Broad Support for High-Skilled Immigration Reform American Made 2.0: How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Continue to Contribute to the U.S. Economy finds that immigrants are having an even greater impact on U.S. competitiveness today, despite high-skilled immigration policies that many believe harm job

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Stanford Business – What is the economic impact of venture capital on US economy?

New academic report measures the impact of venture capital funded companies by Ilya A. Strebulaev Stanford Graduate School of Business, Professor of Finance Director of The Emerging CFO: Strategic Financial Leadership Executive Program Will Gornall Sauder School of Business Assistant Professor, Finance Division Over the past 30 years, venture capital has become a dominant force in the financing of innovative American

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