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Summit to explore the impact of sequestration

May 24, 2013 – Boulder County Business Report… – Private-sector companies can help keep the region’s research sector strong in light of federal budget cuts, according to Clif Harald, executive director of the Boulder Economic Council. Federal budget cuts known as sequestration threaten Boulder’s federal labs and universities, Harald said. He plans to address those threats with program topics at

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Federal cuts in focus at economic summit

May 20, 2013 – Boulder County Business Report… – What’s the impact of recent federal funding cuts on the local economy? That key question is up for discussion at the 2013 Boulder Economic Summit, being held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at the Wolf Law Building on the University of Colorado-Boulder campus. Speakers will also discuss

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Boulder best for rate of women executives

February 18, 2013 – Denver Business Journal… – The Boulder area has the nation’s highest ratio of women business executives to total females in the workplace, based on an analysis of Census data. The Boulder MSA has 17.7 female executives for every 1,000 women in the workplace, more than twice the national average of 8 per 1,000.

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Area companies prolific at filing patents

February 1, 2013 – Boulder County Business Report… – Boulder County has some of the most productive inventors and receives some of the highest amounts of government funding for innovation in the country, according to new statistics from the Brookings Institution, a national public policy group.

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Region back to prerecession job levels

February 1, 2013 – Boulder County Business Report… – The Boulder region is back to prerecession employment levels and wages are the highest ever, according to Richard Wobbekind, economist at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

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