The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to promoting initiatives that grow our nation's economy.
Read the Foundation's report, The Growth Imperative, for more information about the importance of faster economic growth.
Wisconsin has a long tradition of entrepreneurship that has created high performing companies with strong brands in the marketplace including Oshkosh Corp., S.C. Johnson, Johnson Controls, Harley-Davidson, Briggs & Stratton, Johnsonville, Kohler and Kohl’s. Supporting the state’s existing successful entrepreneurs, while putting in place the policies needed to create an environment friendly to entrepreneurial start ups will allow Wisconsin to build on this history of success.
GFI Group and The National Chamber Foundation (NCF) hosted the third event of a new series of quarterly economic briefings led by Martin Regalia, Ph.D.
Junior Achievement and the National Chamber Foundation believe that the solution to the current national economic instability lies in the principles of a free enterprise system and entrepreneurship. However, exactly ehat the U.S. population, particularly high school students, understands about the basic tenets and benefits of a free enterprise system or entrepreneurship remains unlear.
In an effort to better understand where these knowledge gaps exist, Junior Achievement, in partnership with the National Chamber Foundation researched high school juniors' understanding of the free enterprise system ad how it effects job creation.
We are in many ways a nation of the middle class. This is where America finds some of its greatest innovators and where we place our hope for the future. Might the same be true for companies?
Between now and the 2012 election the country will engage in a great debate about taxes. One question in this debate is the extent to which wealthy Americans ought to pay more in taxes.