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Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Recovery: A Focus on Job Creation and Economic Stabilization

October 26–27, 2010 Atlanta, GA

The Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Dallas and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation cohosted "Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Recovery: A Focus on Job Creation and Economic Stabilization," a conference focused on research and its implications for policy and practice.

Mark Doms, chief economist for the U.S. Department of Commerce, and John Haltiwanger, professor of economics, University of Maryland, College Park were our luncheon keynote speakers. Other special guest speakers included:

  • Brian Headd, economist, Office of Advocacy, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Lisa Servon, dean, Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy
  • Ivonne Cunarro, chief knowledge officer, Minority Business Development Agency, U. S. Department of Commerce

These speakers and more than 20 researchers, policymakers and practitioners will share their latest studies examining the relationship between small business/entrepreneurship and economic recovery.

Presentations are now available online.

Questions? Contact Chevelle Wilson, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, at chevelle.wilson@atl.frb.org.