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Diaspora entrepreneurs as institutional change agents: The case of Thamel.com

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  • Riddle, Liesl
  • Brinkerhoff, Jennifer

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Diasporans are migrants and their descendants who maintain a relationship to their country of origin (Safran, 1991). Diasporans who establish new ventures in their countries of origin comprise a special case of international ethnic entrepreneurship.

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  • Riddle, Liesl & Brinkerhoff, Jennifer, 2011. "Diaspora entrepreneurs as institutional change agents: The case of Thamel.com," International Business Review, Elsevier, vol. 20(6), pages 670-680.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:iburev:v:20:y:2011:i:6:p:670-680
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2011.02.013
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