Posts Tagged ‘Government’

New Businesses – New Jobs

Yesterday’s address by Carl Schramm at the National Press Club included both good and bad news.  He presented further evidence of entrepreneurship as the catalyst for a vibrant US economy.  He also shared a poll suggesting entrepreneurs have an increasingly dim view of our country’s future competitiveness. I had the privilege of working my youth away caring for […] · Read More

Comparing Hi-Tech Ambitions

I’ve recently had the privilege of observing three other U.S. geographic regions working to earn (or keep) their university/government/private sector economic development engines running. Organized by the WA state Senate Committee on Economic Development, Trade and Management, we’ve examined San Diego, Salt Lake City, and Atlanta.  Each proved instructive and unique.  And each has much […] · Read More

Seeking Public Good from Private Interests

Posted September 9th, 2006 · Tags: , , ,
Originally published in John’s Journal: Research and Development by the University of Missouri. Copyright 2006, Curators of the University of Missouri. Public research universities are faced with the ongoing challenge of finding the best combination of funding sources to match their missions. The relative proportion of funding from the state, tuition and fees, services, gifts […] · Read More