Innovations in Economic Development Forum

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    • Wednesday February 2, 2011
      11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Hodges Room, Centergy Building
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Contact

Lynn Willingham
Enterprise Innovation Institute
404-894-0730 

Summaries

Summary Sentence: “Small Business Dynamics and Job Creation: Facts, Obstacles and Best Practices”

Full Summary: The Georgia Tech Program in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy welcomes Brian Headd, an economist with the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy, to speak on “Small Business Dynamics and Job Creation: Facts, Obstacles and Best Practices”

The Georgia Tech Program in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) welcomes Brian Headd, an economist with the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy, to speak on “Small Business Dynamics and Job Creation: Facts, Obstacles and Best Practices.”

The Innovations in Economic Development Forum brings together faculty, other researchers, students, economic developers, and policymakers to discuss leading-edge ideas and practices in economic development and innovation policy. The theme for the spring: "It's All About the Jobs: Creating Quality Jobs in a Time of Economic Recovery."

STIP is sponsored by the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy and Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute

Abstract:
With the unemployment rate remaining stubbornly high, small businesses, and their ability to generate new jobs, have been receiving focused attention from local, state and federal governments.  Understanding how these businesses form, grow and end can suggest ways to increase their chances for survival and expansion. 

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Economy, Innovations in Economic Development Forum, Program in Science, public policy, Technology and Innovation Policy
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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jan 26, 2011 - 7:09am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:53pm