Dane Stangler is vice president of Research & Policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In this capacity, Stangler leads the Research & Policy department and serves on the senior leadership team. He also provides research and writing on a variety of subjects, including entrepreneurship and cities. He initiated and manages the Kauffman Foundation Research Series on Firm Formation and Economic Growth, and contributes to the blog, Growthology. He also represents the Foundation by speaking at meetings and conferences around the country.
Stangler earned a bachelor's degree in English from Truman State University, and a JD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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