Business people

A World of Opportunity

Report Author: 
Johnathan Bowles and Tara Colton
Original Date of Publication: 
2007 Feb

Immigrant entrepreneurs are having an increasingly powerful impact on the economies of cities such as New York, Los Angeles,Houston and Boston.

Report File: 
Source Organization: 
Center for an Urban Future

Immigrant Entrepreneurs in the Massachusetts Biotechnology Industry

Report Author: 
Daniel J. Monti, Laurel Smith-Doerr and James McQuaid
Original Date of Publication: 
2007 Jun

The findings suggest that the nationwide trend of skilled immigrants creating high tech businesses is also affecting the Massachusetts biotechnology industry.

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

Asian Owned Businesses

Report Author: 
Paul Watanabe and Michael Liu
Original Date of Publication: 
2007 Jun

This report profiles Asian-owned businesses in Massachusetts.1 In the profile, we see that the number of these businesses and their sales and receipts are substantial and, most importantly, rapidly expanding.These companies employ a significant number of workers which adds considerably to their payrolls. They are varied in size and area of activity. While some assuredly appeal to and serve an expanding Asian American clientele, others are involved in more mainstream pursuits with broad customer bases.

Source Organization: 
University of Massachusetts

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