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Fall 2021
ISSN 0890-913X
Volume 36, Number 3

Immigration and Baumolian Entrepreneurship in the United States

Joshua K. Bedi, George Mason University
Travis Wiseman, Mississippi State University
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TheJournalofPrivateEnterprise36(3),2021,126ImmigrationandBaumolianEntrepreneurshipintheUnitedStatesJoshuaK.BediGeorgeMasonUniversityTravisWisemanMississippiStateUniversity______________________________________________________AbstractWeinvestigateimmigrationandentrepreneurshipproductiveandunproductiveintheUnitedStates.Previousstudiesofthisrelationshipfocusonspecificimmigrantpopulationsandsingle-variabledefinitionsofentrepreneurship.Wefocusonallmigrants,examiningauthorizedandunauthorizedpopulations.Additionally,weexploremultiplemeasuresofentrepreneurship,capturingwealth-generatingandredistributivebehavior.Formostmeasuresofproductiveentrepreneurship,ourresultsshowpositiveandstatisticallysignificantcorrelationswithauthorizedimmigration.Investigatingunproductiveentrepreneurshipyieldsstatisticallysignificantresults,butthesignsofourcoefficientsdependontheproxyused.Thisallsuggeststhattheinstitutionalenvironmenttowhichmigrantsmoverewardsproductiveentrepreneurshipbuthasamixedeffecttowardunproductiveentrepreneurship.______________________________________________________JELCodes:J60,J61Keywords:migrantworkers,entrepreneurship,unauthorizedimmigrationI.IntroductionIsimmigrationassociatedwithentrepreneurship?Recentstudiesofimmigrationandentrepreneurshipprovidevariedresults.Forexample,HuntandGauthier-Loiselle(2010)findapositive,statisticallysignificantrelationshipbetweentheshareofthepopulationcomposedofimmigrantcollegegraduatesandpatentspercapita.Ozgen,Nijkamp,andPoot(2010)findthatadiversecompositionofimmigrantsisamoreimportantdeterminantofinnovation(measuredbypatentspercapita)thantheproportionofthepopulationthatiscomposedofimmigrants.Incontrast,Maré,Fabling,andStillman(2011)findnoevidenceofarelationship
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