Motivations and Performance Conditions for Ethnic Entrepreneurship

@article{Masurel2002MotivationsAP,
  title={Motivations and Performance Conditions for Ethnic Entrepreneurship},
  author={Enno Masurel and Peter Nijkamp and Murat Taştan and Gabriella Vindigni},
  journal={Growth and Change},
  year={2002},
  volume={33},
  pages={238-260}
}
Ethnic entrepreneurship has become a popular concept in a modern multi–cultural society. This paper seeks to offer an overview of the potential of ethnic entrepreneurship for solving inter alia the structural unemployment problems of ethnic groups in cities. There is a general lack of empirical evidence on this issue in the current literature. The present paper aims to fill this gap by addressing in particular the critical success conditions for ethnic entrepreneurs. The focus of the research… Expand

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