Thursday, January 30, 2014

Why has St. Paul not fully recovered from the Great Recession while Minneapolis has?

Intriguing question posed by the latest DEED report on progress in Minnesota Cities? One answer could be all that romance in the air being the top romantic city in the US? Seriously - it is a good question because I see it in the growth patterns of minority businesses too. I am looking for more insights from DEED and local experts.

The DEED report is at

Monday, January 27, 2014

Immigrant Earning Power over $1 trillion in USA

 Equal to the GDP of 17th largest country in the world. See free itunes app - Immigrant Capital. #iamimmigration, #immigration

Sunday, January 26, 2014

New free Itunes App - Immigrant Capital

Looking for a comprehensive framework to analyze the immigration debate today - which all too often focuses on one dimensional arguments? Want data on the economic contributions of immigrants  by state at your fingertips? Check out my new APP called "Immigrant Capital" available on itunes for the iphone and the ipad.

An android version will be available soon.

Immigrant capital - immigrants as consumers, workers, entrepreneurs, taxpayers, social capital, cultural capital, global trade networks.