Impact

Impact

YourEconomy recognized as one of the top 10 resources available in the US valuable to entrepreneur-led development

“For years, first with the national Center for Rural Entrepreneurship and now e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, we have extensively used the resources of YourEconomy Time Series database. Information from this remarkable resource is employed in our analysis with rural communities and regions. We have also worked with the YourEconomy team on customized analysis. Last year we recognized YourEconomy as one of the top 10 resources available in the United States valuable to entrepreneur-led development.” – Don Macke, Vice President at e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Research Conducted Using YTS Data

Private Equity Creates Jobs in Key Legislators Districts

July 2019

BENJAMIN GLICK Associate, Marketing and Communications, ACG Global

Data shows PE-backed businesses outperform in districts of House Financial Services Committee members.


Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Appalachia

October 2018

EntreWorks Consulting, the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, and the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship on behalf of the Appalachian Regional Commission

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Appalachia is a collection of entrepreneurship research, case studies, and data from EntreWorks Consulting, the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, and the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship on behalf of the Appalachian Regional Commission.


Business Employment Data: YTS Versus CES and CPS

May 2018

Gary Kunkle, PhD; Senior Research Fellow

This paper compares a leading private sector source of business establishment data, Your-economy Time-Series (YTS), with two employment datasets released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) – the Current Employment Statistics (CES) and the Current Population Survey (CPS).


How Technology-Based Start-Ups Support Economic Growth

November 2017

J. John Wu and Robert D. Atkinson

Policymakers should focus on spurring high-growth, technology-based start-ups. These firms, by definition, seek to grow; they offer better-paying jobs; and they are almost always in export-based industries and help U.S. competitiveness.