Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Wall Street Journal | Want a Stable Job With Steadier Raises? Try Working for a Nonprofit
The nonprofit sector largely dodged massive job losses and weak wage growth experienced across most of the U.S. during the recession and first years of the economic recovery, new Labor Department data shows.
AEI | What happened to our entrepreneurial spirit?
If you look at the number of freshly launched firms in a given year and you take that as a share of all firms, that rate declined from about 15 percent or so in the late ’70s to about 8 percent in 2012, which is our latest data.  We actually just had a data release yesterday.  So the startup rate has declined by about half over that period.