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Immigration and Entrepreneurship: Knowledge Landscape
This Forum will share findings and evidence from the research on immigration and entrepreneurship. It will discuss the effects of immigrant entrepreneurs in the economy, including on jobs and innovation, as well as the reasons immigrants start businesses and implications for communities. The roundtable will discuss policy priorities, and opportunities and lessons from entrepreneurship support interventions for immigrant entrepreneurs.

AGENDA (9 am - noon CST / 10 am - 1 pm EST)
*all times below are in Central US Time Zone

9 - 9:10 am. Welcome
9:10 - 10 am. Panel 1: What do we know about the effect of immigrant entrepreneurs on the economy?
10 - 10:50 am. Panel 2: Why do immigrants start businesses - and what does it mean for communities?
10:50 - 11:50 am. Roundtable: Policy priorities and interventions in entrepreneurship support of immigrant entrepreneurs.
11:50 am - 12:00 pm. Concluding remarks.

Confirmed participants include:
Rajshree Agarwal (University of Maryland)
Tara Carr-Lemke (Rutgers University)
Haneul Choi (Arizona State University)
Sameeksha Desai (Kauffman Foundation)
Robert Fairlie (University of California Santa Cruz)
Nadia Kasvin (US Together)
William Kerr (Harvard University)
Valerie Lacarte (Migration Policy Institute)
Javier Miranda (United States Census Bureau)
Denzil Mohammed (The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.)
Marie Mora (University of Missouri - St. Louis)
Tamara Nopper (Rhode Island College)
Sari Pekkala Kerr (Wellesley College)
Vasco Yasenov (Immigration Policy Lab)

The forum has a maximum capacity of 500 participants. The session may be recorded for future public dissemination.

*By registering for this event, I acknowledge the Kauffman Foundation will store my submitted information in order to process my event attendance.

Jan 28, 2021 09:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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