Reports

2017 National Report on Early-Stage Entrepreneurship

This report presents national trends in early-stage entrepreneurship in the United States, as well as trends for specific demographic groups when possible. It includes the Methodology and an explanation of how the indicators compare to the historical Kauffman Index.

2017 State Report on Early-Stage Entrepreneurship

This report presents indicators for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. It includes the Methodology and an explanation of how the indicators compare to the historical Kauffman Index.


Kauffman Indicators of Early-Stage Entrepreneurship Data

Historic data for all of the Kauffman Indicators of Early-Stage Entrepreneurship, including the summary KESE Index.

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Rate and Opportunity Share of New Entrepreneurs Microdata

The microdata files used to calculate the CPS-derived variables (Rate and Opportunity Share of New Entrepreneurs). Variables include entrepreneurship, age, race, gender, immigrant status, education, industry, state of residence, as well as additional work, demographic, and geographical characteristics.

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