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The Kids Will Be Alright - WSJ.com
JANUARY 23, 2010 | Wall Street Journal | By JOEL KOTKIN.
The coming U.S. population boom will bring new economic vitality; the
resurgence of Fargo..." Entrepreneurialism and America's flexible
business culture—including the harnessing of entrepreneurial skills of
aging boomers—will prove critical to meeting this challenge. Many of the
individuals starting new firms will be those who have recently left or
been laid off by bigger companies, particularly during a severe economic
downturn. Whether they form a new bank, energy company or design firm,
they will do it more efficiently—with less overhead, more efficient use
of the Internet and less emphasis on pretentious office settings.
"....What drives immigrants is their optimism in America's future.
Joel_Kotkin  population_growth  U.S.  entrepreneurship  immigrants  optimism  aging  baby_boomers 
august 2010 by jerryking
The Diaspora of Ethnic Economies: Beyond the Pale?
The Diaspora of Ethnic Economies: Beyond the Pale?
Journal article by Lan Cao; William and Mary Law Review, Vol. 44, 2003

The author explains why ethnic economies have not been comprehensively addressed in U.S. legal scholarship.
Diaspora  economic_development  ethnic_communities  Joel_Kotkin  entrepreneurship 
february 2009 by jerryking

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