Minority Entrepreneurship: Does it Pay to Discriminate?

Published: 23 July 2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/s2zbxz3hxx.1
Simone Silva


County level data on the propensity to entrepreneurship of Whites versus that of African Americans and its determinants. Number of Firms: US Census Survey of Business Owners (SBO, https://www.census.gov/people/io/about/classofworker.html). Size of the labor force, unemployment, the percentage of population with college and graduate degrees, and the number of owner-occupied houses: US Census American Community Survey (ACS, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/data.html). Ratio between proprietors and wage-and-salary income: Bureau of Economic Analysis, (BEA, https://www.bea.gov).