Economic Outcomes of Female Immigrant Entrepreneurship

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dc.contributor.author Low, Angeline en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:54:09Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:54:09Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2007002891 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Low Angeline 2008, 'Economic Outcomes of Female Immigrant Entrepreneurship', Inderscience Publishers, vol. 5, no. 3/4, pp. 224-240. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1476-1297 en_US
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. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Inderscience Publishers en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2008.017301 en_US
dc.title Economic Outcomes of Female Immigrant Entrepreneurship en_US
dc.parent International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB) en_US
dc.journal.volume 5 en_US
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 en_US
dc.personcode 999388 en_US
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
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dc.staffid 999388 en_US


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