Minority Business

For Minority and Small Businesses: How Small is Small?

Governments across the country are debating modifications to their small business program criteria. The likely impact of the Georgia's proposed changes on businesses by race and ethnicity is examine....

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Black and Latino Government Contracting: The Advantages and Disadvantages

Blacks and Latinos own 7.1% and 8.3% of all small businesses but make up 15.3% and 10.8% respectively of federally registered contractors. Government contracts provide advantages for minorities, but they often hit a...

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Hispanic/Latino Owned Businesses want Lower Taxes, Blacks want more Loans

Small businesses owners differ in what they want out of Presidential candidates. Hispanic businesses strongly prefer lower taxes, black businesses want more access to loans and credit. ...

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What Small, Minority and Women Business Owners want from Presidential Candidates?

Based on a national survey of small business CEOs, reducing the minimum wage would have the smallest positive effect on hiring among all policies. If the government does nothing, it will also hurt small business hiring....

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2012 Hiring to Increase in Black, White, Women Businesses, but not Hispanic

According to the Gazelle Index, more than twice as many small businesses plan to hire workers than to lay off workers over the next three months. This is true for businesses owned by blacks, whites, men and women--but...

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