Economic Outcomes of Female Immigrant Entrepreneurship

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dc.contributor.author Low, AG
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:54:09Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB), 2008, 2008, 5 (3/4), pp. 224 - 240
dc.identifier.issn 1476-1297
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/10108
dc.description.abstract The contribution of female immigrant entrepreneurs is not acknowledged in debates about the economic impact of Australian immigration. Often, the controversial immigration debate evolves around questions such as: What contributions do immigrants make? Do immigrants take jobs from non-immigrants? Do immigrants create jobs? Do immigrants have higher unemployment rates than non-immigrants? Unfortunately, such debates attract anti-immigration views such as: immigrants are highly welfare-dependent and are welfare cheats; immigrants avoid paying taxes; immigrants employ their own kind; immigrants operate in the black economy; immigrants commit crimes; and many other negative expressions that add to the paranoia against immigrants and immigration policies. This paper engages in the immigration debate by examining the economic contributions of a group of Asian-born women entrepreneurs in Sydney. This empirical study shows that they make significant economic contributions to the creation of new businesses and jobs in addition to other non-quantifiable economic benefits to Australia.
dc.publisher Inderscience Publishers
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1504/IJESB.2008.017301
dc.title Economic Outcomes of Female Immigrant Entrepreneurship
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB)
dc.journal.volume 3/4
dc.journal.volume 5
dc.journal.number 3/4 en_US
dc.publocation Switzerland en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 224 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 240 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Finance and Economics en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150304 Entrepreneurship
dc.personcode 999388
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Entrepreneurship en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 2008 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords female immigrants; economic outcomes; job creation; innovation; class; ethnicity; ethnic minorities; ethnic entrepreneurship; Asian-born entrepreneurs; women entrepreneurs; female entrepreneurs; Australia; unemployment rates; economic benefits. en_US
dc.description.keywords female immigrants
dc.description.keywords economic outcomes
dc.description.keywords job creation
dc.description.keywords innovation
dc.description.keywords class
dc.description.keywords ethnicity
dc.description.keywords ethnic minorities
dc.description.keywords ethnic entrepreneurship
dc.description.keywords Asian-born entrepreneurs
dc.description.keywords women entrepreneurs
dc.description.keywords female entrepreneurs
dc.description.keywords Australia
dc.description.keywords unemployment rates
dc.description.keywords economic benefits.
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/School of Management
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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