On Ethnic Communities

Ethnic Communities, places where ethnic minorities and immigrants reside and ethnic businesses abound, have attracted much research and popular attention in recent years. Whereas the exact physical form, economic structure, and social/cultural organizations vary across these communities, they might have the effect of promoting community development and help immigrants through an economic downtown. Read my two articles on the topic from two different perspectives: Ethnic Enterprises and Community Development (GeoJournal forthcoming) here and Does Residence in an Ethnic Community Help Immigrants in a Recession (Regional Science and Urban Economics forthcoming) here .

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