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Stephen Ezell

Stephen Ezell is a senior analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

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By / 8.25.2010

Last week’s The Economist leader and cover story, “Picking winners, saving losers”, painted an insidious picture of governments’ increasing intervention in market economies, arguing that the hideous Leviathan of the state was gobbling up one sector after another and warning that “picking industrial winners nearly always fails.” Now, put aside the fact that the government […]

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By / 8.12.2010

Americans love small businesses and admire the job-creating doggedness and independence of entrepreneurs and dreamers.  Then why aren’t we making it easier to start a business?  Aspiring business owners face a daunting amount of red tape and hassle.  With job creation at the top of the national agenda, the time has come to do better […]