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Sep 22
2010

The US is not the entrepreneurial capital of the world

Posted by annearf in Technologystartupsglobal entrepreneurshipeconomic growthCareers/Management

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Common wisdom is that the United States is the sine qua non of global entrepreneurship. Quite simply, when it comes to the creation of not only startups, but those with high-growth potential, this is the place to be. And that's a good thing, too, because it's supposed to fuel economic growth.

But a new report from the Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy has found otherwise.

Aug 25
2010

Why go offshore when you can ruralsource?

Posted by annearf in wagesruralsourcingoutsourcingeconomic growth

annearf

Outsourcing to India might just become a thing of the past. Who needs to outsource when it's just about as cheap to keep the work in the USA?

Wage costs are on the rise in China and India, spurring companies like GE to relocate some operations back in the US, something my colleague Nick Lord recently discussed. And of course, the employment rate in this country has been skirting 10 percent for a while. 





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