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So Who’s REALLY Creating Jobs In the United States? (Hint: It’s Not Government)

Originally aired on June 11, 2012

Much has been made about President Obama’s recently-announced jobs plan, and the idea that government is the change agent for mass job creation and development in the United States.  But as Robert Litan, Vice-President of Policy and Research at the Kauffman Foundation, sees it, the key to effective job growth lies in the hands of startups, as the clear majority of U.S. companies that hire new workers are under five years old..  Robert joins The American Entrepreneur, Ron Morris, to discuss his findings on the hiring and employee retention rates among startups, and whether or not this trend will continue as we enter the second dip of the recession.