Do ethnic enclaves and networks promote immigrant self-employment?
The author assesses how ethnic enclaves and networks affect the self-employment decisions of immigrants in the U.S. She finds that ethnic networks play a positive role in the likelihood that immigrants will choose self-employment as an alternative to wage employment. However, there is no clear impact of ethnic geographical concentrations on the self-employment decision.
Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): Q IV ()
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