Exploring the Effects of Discretion, Discrimination, and Oversight on the Inclusiveness of Small Business Contracting
Co-author(s): Amol M. Joshi (Wake Forest University), Todd M. Inouye (University of Hawaii at Hilo), Jeffrey A. Robinson (Rutgers University)
Published in Entrepreneurship for Social Change, 2021
In 2017, U.S. federal agencies awarded over $86 billion in contracts to small businesses owned by members of under-represented groups (minorities, women, service-disabled veterans, and certified businesses located in economically distressed areas). The vast scale and scope of public procurement coupled with policies for supporting small disadvantaged businesses may drive federal agencies towards greater inclusiveness… Read more
Recommended citation: Hemmatian, I., Joshi, A. M., Inouye, T. M., & Robinson, J. A. (2021). "Exploring the Effects of Discretion, Discrimination, and Oversight on the Inclusiveness of Small Business Contracting." Entrepreneurship for Social Change. Emerald Publishing Group.