The economic impact of the entrepreneur immigrant program by Alan Nash

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Published by Institute for Research on Public Policy in Ottawa .

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  • Minority business enterprises,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Government policy,
  • Federal aid to minority business enterprises,
  • Foreign Investments

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Bibliography: p. 53-56.

Book details

StatementAlan Nash. --
SeriesDiscussion paper on immigration issues -- 87.B.1, Discussion paper on immigration issues -- 87.B.1.
LC ClassificationsHV7273 N37 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 56, [37] p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26570707M

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