Banking on Black Enterprise: The Potential of Emerging Firms for Revitalizing Urban Economies by Timothy Bates | 9780941410946 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Banking on Black Enterprise: The Potential of Emerging Firms for Revitalizing Urban Economies

Banking on Black Enterprise: The Potential of Emerging Firms for Revitalizing Urban Economies

by Timothy Bates
     
 

ISBN-10: 0941410943

ISBN-13: 9780941410946

Pub. Date: 03/28/1993

Publisher: UPA

Since the 1960s, black businesses have been diversifying and expanding in response to increases in entrepreneurial talent and investment capital. Opportunities created by policies such as procurement set-aside programs have induced better educated, younger blacks to create and expand firms in new lines of business, including wholesaling, contracting, and

Overview

Since the 1960s, black businesses have been diversifying and expanding in response to increases in entrepreneurial talent and investment capital. Opportunities created by policies such as procurement set-aside programs have induced better educated, younger blacks to create and expand firms in new lines of business, including wholesaling, contracting, and skill-intensive services. Bates argues that targeting assistance toward these emerging small businesses could go far toward halting the chronic drain of capital and skills suffered by our nation's inner cities. For the research in this book, Bates has been quoted most recently in The Economist and, twice, in The Wall Street Journal, whose editors described him as 'the reigning expert on minority business.' In 1993 Banking was cited in Congressional hearings for its evidence of the positive impact that greater investment in minority-owned firms could have on inner-city poverty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941410946
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.40(d)

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