Migrant entrepreneurs in Germany: Which role do they play?
AbstractIn recent years, self-employment among migrant groups has increased significantly in Germany. Against this background, this article aims at presenting an overview of recent entrepreneurial developments. By drawing on a wide range of secondary literature and statistical data, the present survey places the topic into a broad historical and socio-economic context. Furthermore it raises policy-oriented questions and discusses new directions for research. --
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) in its series HWWI Policy Papers with number 3-8.
Date of creation: 2009
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migrant entrepreneurs; labour market integration; legal provisions; entrepreneurial developments;
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- Thomas Liebig, 2007. "The Labour Market Integration of Immigrants in Germany," OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers 47, OECD Publishing.
- David G. Blanchflower, 2004. "Self-Employment: More may not be better," NBER Working Papers 10286, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- Elitok, Secil Pacaci, 2010. "Estimating the potential migration from Turkey to the European Union: A literature survey," HWWI Policy Papers 3-11, Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI).
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