Race and entrepreneurial success : Black-, Asian-, and white-owned businesses in the United States (Book, 2010) [Alabama State University Library]
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Race and entrepreneurial success : Black-, Asian-, and white-owned businesses in the United States

Race and entrepreneurial success : Black-, Asian-, and white-owned businesses in the United States

Author: Robert W Fairlie; Alicia M Robb
Publisher: Cambridge, MA ; London, England : MIT Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An examination of racial disparities in business performance using restricted-access Characteristics of Business Owners (CB)) data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau focusing in particular on why Asian-owned firms perform well in comparison to white-owned businesses and why black-owned firms typically do not. Also explored is the broader question of why some entrepreneurs are successful and others are not.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Fairlie; Alicia M Robb
ISBN: 9780262514941 026251494X
OCLC Number: 964588100
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2009. 2009
Description: x, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Racial disparities in business ownership and outcomes --
The determinants of small business success --
Why are African American-owned businesses less successful? --
Why are Asian-owned businesses more successful? --
Conclusions and implications --
Data appendix.
Responsibility: Robert W. Fairlie and Alicia M. Robb.

Abstract:

An examination of racial disparities in business performance using restricted-access Characteristics of Business Owners (CB)) data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau focusing in particular on why Asian-owned firms perform well in comparison to white-owned businesses and why black-owned firms typically do not. Also explored is the broader question of why some entrepreneurs are successful and others are not.
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