Immigrant and second-generation entrepreneurs in Canada: An intergenerational comparison of business ownership

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Entrepreneurship and businesses ownership are important aspects of the economic contribution of immigrants. Much is known regarding the high self-employment rates and other characteristics of immigrant entrepreneurs. However, very little is known about the based wage disparity, including gender-related biases in career advancement. Using new content developed in the 2016 General Social Survey (GSS Cycle 30): Canadians at Work and Home, this study investigates the possible existence and magnitude of gender-related biases in career advancement that may prevent women from advancing in their careers.

Issue Number: 2021009
Author(s): Picot, Garnett; Ostrovsky, Yuri
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