SBE Council Research & Publications

Unleashing Small Business Through IP
The Role of Intellectual Property in Driving Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Investment, written by SBE Council chief economist Raymond J. Keating

Small Business Policy Index 2018
Ranking the States on Policy Measures and Costs Impacting Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Past indexes: 20172016 | 2014 |  2013 | 2012

Business Tax Index 2017

Best to Worst Tax Systems for Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Past Indexes: 20162015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012






Benefits of Natural Gas Production and Exports for U.S. Small Businesses: Nationally and Key States

November 2014

The U.S. has undergone nothing less than an energy revolution over the past decade – shifting from a nation of energy dependence to a nation of energy abundance. The U.S. became the top natural gas producer in 2010, the largest combined oil and natural gas producer in 2013, and the largest oil producer in 2014.

AT&T / SBE Council Small Business Mobile Technology Survey 2014

Conducted by AT&T and Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, Survey Finds Mobile Apps Save Almost 600 Million Hours Annually, While Smartphones and Tablets Save Nearly 2 Billion Hours


Unleashing Small Business Through IP

The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) published a new book, which draws attention to the critical role that intellectual property plays in driving entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth.

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