Scaling Minority and Small Businesses

April 21, 2012 Staff 0

Scaling has become the new mandate for minority-owned businesses. While minority companies have grown significantly in number, too few have the scale and capacity needed in today’s global economy.

Inequality in America: Wealth, Jobs and Race

April 18, 2012 Staff 0

Inequality for blacks and Latinos has worsened over time. Whether measured by wealth, income or jobs, the picture is dismal. Blacks and Latinos make up 27% of the workforce and 40% of all unemployed workers.

For Unemployed Blacks, Growth is not Enough!

April 11, 2012 Staff 0

The burden of unemployment falls heaviest upon blacks and unfortunately, economic growth in important but is not sufficient. Even when US GDP grew at 6.7%, the unemployment rate for blacks averaged 10.6%.

Self-Perceptions of Indian Entrepreneurs

April 10, 2012 Staff 0

Indian entrepreneurs are more likely to start a business in order to have flexibility and greater independence. Nearly two-thirds believe their companies have improved the quality of life in their communities.

Why were fewer Jobs created in March?

April 9, 2012 Staff 0

Another month or two is required in order to determine whether the lower than expected number of jobs created in March was caused by high oil prices, a statistical aberration or a slowing economy.