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These nine great ideas to help create and grow jobs were selected by a distinguished panel of judges commissioned by Pioneer Institute, a Boston-based think tank. The winner received $10,000, and the runners up each received $1,000.
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2013 WINNER: In traditional job training programs, the unemployed get training and hope they can find jobs that match their acquired skills up to 3, 6, or 9 months from now. Learn why on-the-job training may be the better option.
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2013 Runner Up: Massachusetts spends over $2.2 billion per year on jobs incentives such as film tax credits, but not all serve their purpose. Discover a three-part assessment system to help state agencies determine whether to introduce a new incentive.
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2013 Runner Up: Over 15 years ago, North Charleston, S.C. experienced the closure of its major naval base. Today, the city has exciting new plans to revitalize its local economy and culture.
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2013 Runner Up: MassChallenge is the largest accelerator program and startup competition in the world. This post explores the program's growing impact on job creation and state revenue generation.
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2013 Runner Up: Municipal regulations are hindering entrepreneurial growth in several major cities. A reduction in regulations has the potential to expand employment opportunities throughout regional industries, from taxicabs to home-based businesses.
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Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine, will deliver the keynote address at Pioneer Institute’s 2013 Better Government Competition Awards ceremony on September 30th, from 6-9 pm, in Boston.
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2013 Special Recognition Awardee: A proposal to eliminate two significant legal barriers to job growth in Massachusetts: the independent contractor law and the tax on business inventories.
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2013 Special Recognition Awardee: A program encouraging aspiring culinary entrepreneurs by providing access to kitchen and culinary equipment, training and development aid.
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2013 Special Recognition Awardee: A public-private partnership providing workplace experience to low-income and minority youth.