New corporate Uyghur entrepreneurs in Urumqi, China

  title={New corporate Uyghur entrepreneurs in Urumqi, China},
  author={Tyler Harlan and M. Webber},
  journal={Central Asian Survey},
  pages={175 - 191}
  • Tyler Harlan, M. Webber
  • Published 2012
  • Business
  • Central Asian Survey
  • Although China's Uyghurs have progressively engaged in informal trade following economic reforms, in recent years a small group of corporate Uyghur entrepreneurs have positioned themselves in more formal industries where they hold a cultural advantage. However, we argue that the clustering of firms and a lack of experience and capital limits entrepreneurs' ability to compete with established Han businesses. This restricts Uyghur economic participation more generally, contributing to labour… CONTINUE READING


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