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

  • 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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    Volume (Year): 20 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 6 ()
    Pages: 670-680

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