Spurring Innovation During National Entrepreneurship Month

This post was originally published on this siteSpurring Innovation During National Entrepreneurship Month November 29, 2018 kcpullen@doc.gov Thu, 11/29/2018 – 18:02 Intellectual property Space commerce Weather and satellites Graphic on National Entrepreneurship Month By: Karen Dunn Kelley American ingenuity has powered our nation through advances in technologies such as integrated circuits, personal computers, and the … Read moreSpurring Innovation During National Entrepreneurship Month

Making Things Worse

This post was originally published on this siteSorry, everyone, but this will be another “Told ya so!” post, commentary on yesterday’s unanimous jury decision in favor of Tata Consultancy Services, finding that TCS does not discriminate against US workers. I’ve long warned activist critics of the H-1B work visa program that they were shooting themselves … Read moreMaking Things Worse

Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

This post was originally published on this siteThe Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each … Read moreNotice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

Paul Romer Is Computer Illiterate?

This post was originally published on this siteI’ve often wondered what Nobel laureates “do for an encore.” Are they content to do mundane work? Or do they step up their work as public intellectuals? Maybe just enjoy their reign as deans of their fields? Thus I read with interest yesterday’s Wall Street Journal op-ed, “Government … Read morePaul Romer Is Computer Illiterate?

Celebrate and Support Small Businesses

This post was originally published on this siteCelebrate and Support Small Businesses November 21, 2018 kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 11/21/2018 – 11:44 Minority business growth Saturday, November 24, 2018 is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Please join the SBA and organizations across the … Read moreCelebrate and Support Small Businesses

Census Bureau’s Emergency Response Team Ready With Data

This post was originally published on this siteCensus Bureau’s Emergency Response Team Ready With Data November 13, 2018 kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 11/21/2018 – 11:36 Population statistics Census Bureau collects data year-round for emergency management professionals at the federal, state and local levels. U.S. Census Bureau The following is a cross-post from the U.S. Census Bureau blog … Read moreCensus Bureau’s Emergency Response Team Ready With Data

Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Increases in all 50 States in 2nd Quarter of 2018

This post was originally published on this siteReal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Increases in all 50 States in 2nd Quarter of 2018 November 14, 2018 kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 11/21/2018 – 11:18 Economic indicators BEA Graphic on Real GDP by State for 2018.  The following is a cross-post from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Real gross … Read moreReal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Increases in all 50 States in 2nd Quarter of 2018

New Interactive Market Diversification Tool Identifies Top Potential Markets for U.S. Businesses

This post was originally published on this site Jean Janicke is Director of ITA’s Office of Trade Negotiations & Analysis U.S. companies produce some of the most innovative and high-quality products in the world.  But how does a company figure out where in the world to go next to sell its product?  What if the … Read moreNew Interactive Market Diversification Tool Identifies Top Potential Markets for U.S. Businesses

New Measures of Prices for Global Trade

This post was originally published on this siteHow do prices for U.S. manufacturing exports compare to prices for goods manufactured abroad? How has the balance of export and import prices between the United States and Mexico changed over time? BLS has new measures to answer these and other questions on the competitiveness of U.S. production. … Read moreNew Measures of Prices for Global Trade

Spotlight on Commerce: Robyn Diehl, Training Specialist in the International Trade Administration

This post was originally published on this siteSpotlight on Commerce: Robyn Diehl, Training Specialist in the International Trade Administration November 9, 2018 kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 11/09/2018 – 13:39 Export and investment promotion Spotlight on Commerce: Robyn Diehl, Training Specialist in the International Trade Administration Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series … Read moreSpotlight on Commerce: Robyn Diehl, Training Specialist in the International Trade Administration

Spotlight on Commerce: Dawn Taylor, Management and Program Analyst, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)

This post was originally published on this siteSpotlight on Commerce: Dawn Taylor, Management and Program Analyst, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) November 9, 2018 kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 11/09/2018 – 12:14 Export and investment promotion Spotlight on Commerce: Dawn Taylor, Management and Program Analyst, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Ed. note: This post is part … Read moreSpotlight on Commerce: Dawn Taylor, Management and Program Analyst, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)

100 years after World War I: What’s the Labor Market Status of Our Veterans in 2018?

This post was originally published on this siteAs we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I — at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 — we also want to honor our current veterans. In honor of Veterans Day, here are our most up-to-date statistics … Read more100 years after World War I: What’s the Labor Market Status of Our Veterans in 2018?

Spotlight on Commerce: Warren Anderson, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service – St. Louis

This post was originally published on this siteSpotlight on Commerce: Warren Anderson, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service – St. Louis November 9, 2018 kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 11/09/2018 – 11:32 Export and investment promotion Warren Anderson, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service – St. Louis Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce … Read moreSpotlight on Commerce: Warren Anderson, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service – St. Louis