Economic and Fiscal Impacts of DFW International Airport's Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise: Detailed Findings and Updates

Economic and Fiscal Impacts of DFW International Airport's Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise: Detailed Findings and Updates

Date: January 2009
Creator: Clower, Terry L.; Weinstein, Bernard L.; Seman, Michael & Adalar, Mehmet
Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, updates the 2004/2005 analyses of the regional economic activity generated by Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (DMWBE) contractors and vendors operating at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW Airport). In addition, this report expands the analysis to include estimates of the impacts of firms within several DMWBE categories such as female-owned enterprises and those owned by individuals representing specified ethnic/racial minorities. This analysis also includes an examination of the role played by DFW Airport's Business Diversity and Development Department in the success of DMWBE contractors, vendors, and concessionaires.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research