Immigrants' Entrepreneurial Opportunities: The Case of the Chinese in Portugal

  title={Immigrants' Entrepreneurial Opportunities: The Case of the Chinese in Portugal},
  author={C. R. Oliveira},
  • C. R. Oliveira
  • Published 2003
  • Economics
  • Why do some foreign nationalities seem to have entrepreneurial initiatives and others don’t? Why do certain foreign communities tend to build an ethnic economy, and others melt in the economy of the reception country? The analysis made so far of the modes of incorporation of the different Chinese immigrant communities in Portugal allowed to evidence that, unlike what some authors defend, it is not only the cultural factors that channel immigrants into certain segments of the labour market… CONTINUE READING
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