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Ethnic entrepreneurship: Concept paper


Although ethnic entrepreneurs from less-developed countries are common throughout Europe, they remain ‘unsung heroes’ according to some commentators. In socioeconomic terms, these immigrants were traditionally viewed largely as workers – specifically as suppliers of cheap, low-skilled labour to the more advanced economies. More recently, attention has shifted towards immigrants who start their own businesses.

author(s): European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions - J. Rath
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