A Quantitative Study on the Efficiency of Different EB-5 Investment Amounts from 2014-2021


  • Palaash Goyal American School of Bombay
  • Sanjay Misra Lumiere Education
  • Prakriti Sharma Program Mentor




EB-5 Program


This research paper assesses the efficiency of the EB-5 Investment Program before and after November 21, 2019. This research paper explicitly uses data from Regional Centers by comparing the program's cost per job and the number of investors over the past seven years. The EB-5 program has undergone many changes in the past five years, including increasing the minimum investment amount from $500,000 to $900,000. This specific edit to the program has reduced the number of investors per project and increased the cost per job. The research paper introduces the EB-5 program to a large audience, given that this program is limited to a population whose net worth is over a million dollars at least. The research paper explains the steps to achieving an EB-5 visa, introduces various regional centers, and collects data from their websites. As a result, this research paper concluded that the increase in the EB-5 investment amount had reduced the efficiency of projects because an increased amount leads to a smaller pool of investors, which in turn reduces the number of jobs per investor.


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Author Biography

Sanjay Misra, Lumiere Education


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How to Cite

Goyal, P., Misra, S., & Sharma, . P. . (2022). A Quantitative Study on the Efficiency of Different EB-5 Investment Amounts from 2014-2021. Journal of Student Research, 11(2). https://doi.org/10.47611/jsrhs.v11i2.2508



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