Imagine Cities

96 days ago

Across the UK, Canada, Australia and the US, immigrants are more likely start up a business than native born. What’s interesting is that when immigrants and native born partner to launch a business, they create many more jobs than going it alone.

Immigrant entrepreneurship and employment growth in the US

voxeu.org

Increased hostility to immigration has been a key driver of the rise of right-wing populist movements across the world. At the same time, local governments – notably in the US – have designed work programmes to attract immigrant entrepreneurs to their areas.