Reports: Bridging the Economic Gap, Paths for Tech Transfer

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This Week at the Kauffman Foundation – August 10, 2012

human-capitalism-book-cover-125.jpg Bridging the Gap Between the Haves and Have-Nots

A new e-book by Kauffman Foundation senior scholar Brink Lindsey explores the reasons behind today’s economic disparity and suggests actions that may remedy the situation. HUMAN CAPITALISM: How Economic Growth Has Made Us Smarter – and More Unequal recommends a greater investment in “human capital” to stem the growing divide between those enjoying economic prosperity and those struggling to make ends meet.
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tech-transfer-125.jpg Finding the Ideal Pathway for Technology Transfer
A Kauffman Foundation report examines student roles in university startups and compares the functions and responsibilities of faculty, entrepreneurs, and students in successfully moving university innovations to market. The authors review cases of technology commercialization attempts by faculty and students at eight major U.S. institutions and identify four primary pathways to spinoff development.
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