New Perspectives on Minority Business Development: A Study of Minority Business Potential Using the MBDA Financial Research Data Base, Volume 1

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The Science, 1984 - Government publications - 128 pages

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Page 116 - Asian Drama : An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations (New York, Pantheon, 1968), vol.
Page 116 - Center for Studies in Business, Economics, and Human Resources The University of Texas at San Antonio...
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Of The Growth Dynamic In Emerging Lines Of Minority Enterprise: Human Capital And Financial Capital Considerations," (unpublished report to MBDA, 1983).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.

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