Monthly Archives: March 2009

Enabling Small Business Innovation

  On Tuesday, I participated in a workshop sponsored by Intuit and Emergent Research, on the latest addition to their “Future of Small Business” series, Defining Small Business Innovation.  The report authors, Steve King and Carolyn Ockels of Emergent Research,

Connecticut Introduces Bill to Help Small Businesses

            Connecticut legislators are currently considering a bill that will help improve the regulatory climate for small businesses in Connecticut.  House bill 5930, sponsored by Rep. Diana Urban, D-Stonington, would require state agencies to consider the costs to small business

Are Small Business Employees Trained For Their Jobs?

      On Feb. 27th I presented a paper titled “Small Business Training and Development: Analysis of Recipients, Types, Location and Incidence Levels Using SIPP Data” at the 35th Annual Eastern Economic Association Conference at the Sheraton New York in Manhattan. 

Regulatory Review Roundtable Runs Into Overtime

  Ok. So, it’s a new Administration, a new Congress, and new times for the small business legislative and regulatory world.  Congress is holding hearings on the midnight regulations that went into effect at the end of President Bush’s term.