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AGE GROUPS assets assistance average Black business net worth capital Census Code Coefficient comparable concentrated consistent construction contains Continued Corporation counterparts created data base described differences discontinuances discriminant analysis discriminant function discussed econometric Economic emerging entered estimated EXPLAINING explanatory variables failure field files Financial Research Data findings formed higher identifiers important incidence Income Change increase indicate industry groups labor labor intensity larger less limited lines of business liquidity loan major manufacturing MBDA mean measured minority business development minority enterprises minority entrepreneurs minority firms minority-owned businesses needs net worth non-minority firms Observations oldest operation percent period problems profitability programs records Region regression relative Research Data Base retail sample sector Services social standard statement statistically status step studies suggests TABLE tapes total assets traditional values variables wholesale younger
Page 116 - Asian Drama : An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations (New York, Pantheon, 1968), vol.
Page 2 - AGRED is a multistate rural economic development project funded by the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the US Department of Commerce.
Page 24 - ... organizations, and professional services (engineering, accounting, management consulting, etc.). 'Other employment includes construction, TCU (transportation, communication, and utilities), wholesale trade, FIRE (finance, insurance, and real estate), government (federal, state, and local), and all other. Source: Regional Economic Information System, Bureau of Economic Analysis, US Department of Commerce. that employment growth varied by industry; manufacturing jobs increased by only 1.17% per...
Page 84 - For the equality of group vectors, F = 9.39; F statistic is significant at the .01% level implying that the group mean vectors are significantly different. nonlinear classification equation described earlier. The quadratic classification rule correctly classified 70.8% of good loans as "good" and 62.6% of the bad loans as "bad" (Table 9.12); the overall incidence of misclassification was 34.8%.
Page 69 - Such occurrences will be discussed in greater detail at the conclusion of this section.
Page 96 - The Nature Of The Growth Dynamic In Emerging Lines Of Minority Enterprise: Human Capital And Financial Capital Considerations," (unpublished report to MBDA, 1983).
Page 49 - ... related to its profits. While value added is the desirable measure of the value of a firm's production, total sales is a good proxy for intra-industry data because value added should be a fairly constant proportion of total sales...
Page 46 - Local governments have been widely using minority set-asides and preferential procurement throughout the 19805, a trend that reflects the growing political power of blacks (and Hispanics) in many central cities. Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Detroit, New Orleans, Dallas, and Minneapolis are among the large cities that have shown major support for minority business development activities.