Known Knowns and Known Unknowns of Immigrant Self-employment. Selected issues
AbstractThe paper presents a review of selected definitional issues, theoretical concepts and most recent empirical evidence related to the phenomenon of immigrant self-employment. Based on the appraisal of gathered material it also points to possible areas of development of future research in the field.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw in its series Working Papers with number 2011-07.
Length: 80 pages
Date of creation: 2011
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migration; self-employment; ethnic entrepreneurship; middleman minority; ethnic enclave; literature review; state of the art;
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- NEP-ALL-2011-04-09 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENT-2011-04-09 (Entrepreneurship)
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