The Week That Was -- January 18, 2013
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Here are the most widely read FreeEnterprise.com stories for the week ending January 18:
Can We Finally Agree That There’s a Skills Gap? – The results of the annual National Association of Colleges and Employers survey reported a 3.4% increase in starting wages for college graduates over last year, making the U.S. skills gap more apparent.
Crowdfunding and the Knights Who Say Ni – The implementation of crowdfunding regulations under the Jumpstart Our Startups Act (JOBS Act) has been slowed by the SEC, whose mission is to protect investors and promote capital formation.
American Jobs and Growth Agenda – In 2013, the Chamber plans to focus on the fiscal crisis, embrace key opportunities to drive growth in the economy, and focus on policies that are holding the country back.
Overregulation Keeps U.S. From Rising in Economic Freedom Rankings – The United States maintained its position as the tenth freest economy in the world last year, despite seeing a decline in its economic freedom score.
Best Summer Job in America – The U.S. Chamber's Campaign for Free Enterprise is looking for a motivated, energetic, hardworking pair to road trip across America for free enterprise this summer.