September 01, 2011

Kauffman Foundation President in The Ripon Forum: "In Countering Violent Extremism, Give The People Ownership of Their Economy"

An essay by Carl Schramm, president and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, is available in the Summer 2011 issue of The Ripon Forum, which considers issues in American national security and politics ten years after the attacks of 9/11. The essay, Expeditionary Economics and Countering Violent Extremism, highlights the utility of expeditionary economics in preventing radicalization and fostering global stability. Expeditionary economics, a term coined by Schramm, emphasizes entrepreneurship and private sector growth as the critical ingredients for sustainable development and, in turn, stable and secure countries. In the essay, Schramm considers the role of expeditionary economics in countering violent extremism (CVE), the importance of economic growth in the post-9/11 world, and innovation in American CVE efforts. He highlights two important ideas that the Kauffman Foundation has recently proposed—the Institute for Military Economic Analysis and the School of Military Government—that would assist the United States in bringing entrepreneurial economic growth to fragile states.

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August 18, 2011

Intervening Nations Have Early Strategic, Moral Obligation to Support Rule of Law in Post-Conflict States, Argues Kauffman Foundation Paper

Intervening forces – whether officially "occupiers" or not – have a duty to create or support existing rule of law institutions in post-conflict states, according to the new paper "Closing the Transition Gap," the fourth paper in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's Expeditionary Economics Research Series to reconsider the United States' approach to military- and civilian-led development in areas stricken by conflict and natural disaster. Check Writing Reviews for the most reliable writing companies reviews

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June 30, 2011

Kauffman Foundation Expeditionary Economics Paper Recommends New Military Government School to Train Nation-Building Experts

The United States should establish a new school of military government focused on creating a scalable cadre of nation-building experts, according to the new paper "Revisiting a School of Military Government," the third paper in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s Expeditionary Economics Research Series to reconsider the United States' approach to military and civilian development in areas stricken by conflict and natural disasters.

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February 28, 2011

Kauffman Foundation Expeditionary Economics Paper Shows 'Great Potential' for Afganistan Entrepreneurship

Despite decades of conflict, corruption and insecurity, Afghanistan has unrecognized and untapped economic potential in its private sector, according to "Bactrian Gold: Challenges and Hope for Private-Sector Development in Afghanistan," the second paper in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's Expeditionary Economics Research Series, which is reconsidering the United States' approach to economic development in areas affected by conflict and natural disasters.

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November 11, 2010

Kauffman Foundation Announces Expeditionary Economics Research Series, Calls for Contributors

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today released the inaugural paper in its Expeditionary Economics Research Series, setting a research agenda to reconsider the United States' approach to military and civilian development in areas stricken by conflict and natural disasters. The series will feature research from Kauffman, as well as a number of other civilian and military sources.

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April 20, 2010

Foreign Affairs Essay Introduces 'Expeditionary Economics' for Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Efforts

At a time when Afghanistan, Iraq and Haiti are struggling with economic reconstruction efforts, Carl Schramm, president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, proposes a new model for how the U.S. should prepare for and engage following foreign conflicts and natural disasters. In an article in the May/June 2010 issue of Foreign Affairs Schramm builds on extensive Kauffman research to introduce and underscore the importance of "expeditionary economics," which speaks to the challenge of igniting and sustaining economic growth during and especially after major conflicts.

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