Entrepreneurship and Job Creation

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In March, employers added 162,000 jobs and the unemployment rate remained steady at 9.7%. This was seen as a hopeful sign of the economic recovery. But over eight million jobs have been lost since the start of the recession. So how do we get them back? This hour, we’ll talk about  job creation with economist Robert Litan who believes encouraging entrepreneurship may be the key. Litan is the vice president for research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation and a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution.

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