Small Business Ownership and Finance
15 March 2023
Efforts to bolster business ownership by people of color are often inadequately designed and targeted, and the ones that are, if well designed and implemented, are nevertheless limited in scope and scale. This landscape review describes the state of small business ownership for business owners with respect to race and ethnicity, explores relevant historical context, and details support structures for advancing entrepreneurship in communities of color and for people of color. We review relevant literature and analyze data to better understand what existing publications and research have uncovered about small business ownership in America.
housing finance housing finance policy center metropolitan housing and communities policy center neighborhoods, cities, and metros small businesses economic well-being racial wealth gap racial and ethnic disparities wealth and financial well-being economic mobility and inequality race and equity racial inequities in neighborhoods and community development racial inequities in economic mobility