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Maastricht,

Migrants: Transnational Entrepreneurs or Entrepreneurial Refugees?

Date and time

2013.05.30 to 2013.05.31, 3:45 PM to 3:45 PM

Details

• What do we know about the role of migrant entrepreneurs in economic growth and development?
• What are the determinants of migrant entrepreneurship?
• How can host and home country policies encourage migrant entrepreneurs or promote the benefits of migrant entrepreneurs?
• How do migrant entrepreneurs overcome obstacles in their host countries, and what lessons can be learned from successful cases?
• What does the rising number of field experiments tell us about migrant entrepreneurship?
• When and how can migrant entrepreneurship lead to unproductive and destructive activities?
• How does migrant entrepreneurship differ between regions and countries?
• What are the relationships between migrant entrepreneurship, international trade and investment flows?
• Is migration from the Middle East a viable solution to re-energize stagnant European labour markets and small business sectors?
• Can the African Diaspora be a catalyst for entrepreneurial development in the continent?

Venue

Maastricht School of Management,

City

Maastricht,

Country

Netherlands

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Keywords

migrants, transnational, entrepreneurs, refugees

Economic sectors

Management occupations - general

Content types

Policy analysis and Support initiatives

Target groups

Policymakers, Public awareness, and Researchers

Geographical focuses

Netherlands

Languages

English