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Small Business and Employment in Indiana

Written by Indraneel Kumar, Andrey Zhalnin and Roberto Gallardo. As COVID-19 rates are climbing across the state and country, new restrictions have been put in place. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, these restrictions negatively impact small businesses,…

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Economic Gardening and COVID-19

The Purdue Center for Regional Development (PCRD) has been providing the Economic Gardening program to second-stage companies in Indiana for the past four years. In light of the challenging times facing many Indiana companies as a result of COVID-19, PCRD…

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A Deeper Look at Entrepreneurship Efficiency in the United States

Written by Roberto Gallardo and Indraneel Kumar. In our previous post, we introduced a new entrepreneurship metric—entrepreneurship efficiency or EE—that takes into consideration not only the share of entrepreneurs from workers but also the share of workers from total population…

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