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Han, Xueying; Appelbaum, Richard P. – Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2016
If current trends continue, international students will comprise half of U.S. science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) PhD graduates by 2020. The proportion of international PhD-level students on temporary visas to study STEM subjects in the United States has doubled over the past thirty years. Further, these students are much more…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, STEM Education, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Degrees
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2011
An August 2010 Harris Interactive[R] survey, commissioned by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, posed questions about entrepreneurship to 5,077 U.S. young people ages eight to twenty-four. The results show that business ownership continues to capture the imaginations of America's youth, particularly for those who know a successful entrepreneur…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Children, Adolescents, Young Adults
Atkinson, Robert D.; Andes, Scott – Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2010
While every state continues to experience the impacts of the economic downturn and resulting recession, it will be many years before people understand the full nature and causes of the financial crisis. But it appears that one of the contributing factors to both the crisis and the anemic nature of the recovery has been the weakened position of the…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Global Approach, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Stangler, Dane – Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2010
Into early 2010, more than two years after the recession began, the American economy continues to send out mixed signals with respect to economic recovery: GDP (gross domestic product) growth looks set to recover, while unemployment is projected to remain high for many more years. The most important economic matter facing the country is job…
Descriptors: Business, Economic Progress, Economic Impact, Employment
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2010
In 2010, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation co-convened three cross-sector summits to develop recommendations for growing energy innovation in the United States. The first summit was held in Washington, D.C., on May 7, 2010, in partnership with the White House. Gallup and the city of Omaha, Nebraska, hosted the second summit on June 16, 2010,…
Descriptors: Energy, Innovation, Public Policy, Interstate Programs
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2010
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Arizona State University (ASU), and U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) co-convened a conference on Energy Innovation in the Southwest region of the United States that included participation by entrepreneurs, state government officials, representatives of academia,…
Descriptors: Fuels, Innovation, Educational Technology, State Government