Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Koreans in Los Angeles, 1965-1982.

  title={Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Koreans in Los Angeles, 1965-1982.},
  author={Pyong Gap Min and Ivan H. Light and Edna Bonacich},
  journal={International Migration Review},
Between 1975 and 1982, Korean immigrants entered the entrepreneurial population of Los Angeles in great numbers. They brought new capital and entrepreneurial vigor into the county's economy, and helped to stabilize neighborhoods, improve public education, and counteract street crime. The main concern of this study is explicating the question: why were immigrants in general, and Koreans in particular, more frequently self-employed than native-born Americans during that time period? The Korean… 
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