The January issue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis’ quarterly newspaper, the fedgazette, explores the data of self-employment and finds little evidence that it is growing.
Archives for January 2012
More cities in Minnesota are trying to foster entrepreneurism as an economic strategy, whether through incubators, microloans or other means.
The League of Minnesota Cities says it has concerns about a pilot project that would help Minnesota farmers curb runoff but also exempt them from new environmental regulations.
Several measures of entrepreneurial activity show Minnesota declining in recent years. But one region that seems to run counter to the trend in some ways is southwestern Minnesota. That will be one of the themes Ground Level explores in coming months as part of a look at a changing emphasis on entrepreneurship as an economic development tool.
After a series of forums involving 400 local leaders, Minnesota’s three main organizations for local governments have issued a report asking the state for greater flexibility in pursuing innovation.
Residents from Sibley and Renville Counties asked tough questions of presenters at a community meeting about a fiber network last night.