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Brzozowski Jan (Cracow University of Economics, Poland / Wydział Ekonomii i Stosunków Międzynarodowych)
Tytuł
Immigrant Entrepreneurship and Economic Adaptation : a Critical Analysis
Źródło
Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review, 2017, vol. 5, nr 2, s. 159-176, rys., bibliogr. 65 poz.
Tytuł własny numeru
International Trade & Global Business
Słowa kluczowe
Przedsiębiorczość imigrantów, Rozwój przedsiębiorczości, Działalność gospodarcza
Immigrant entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship development, Business activity
Uwagi
Klasyfikacja JEL: L26, F22
summ., The article came into being within the statutory research of the Department of European Studies financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland with the funds allocated to development of research potential of the Faculty of Economics and International Relations of the Cracow University of Economics
Abstrakt
Objective: The main goal of the article is to discuss the theoretical relationship between immigrant entrepreneurship and immigrant's economic adaptation.

Research Design & Methods: The paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on immigrant entrepreneurship and economic adaptation of immigrants in a host country. Then the paper develops testable propositions and a theoretical model for future empirical research on this topic.

Findings: The paper describes three main potential outcomes of immigrant economic adaptation through entrepreneurship: segmented assimilation, transnationalism and provisional business project strategy.

Implications & Recommendations: Understanding the factors that contribute to adaptation of immigrant entrepreneurs is crucial from policy-making perspective, as immigrant entrepreneurship is increasingly promoted as a viable strategy for economic adaptation for new immigrant groups in major host countries.

Contribution & Value Added: The theoretical relationship between immigrant entrepreneurship and economic adaptation remains underaddressed in the literature. Thus, the paper contributes to the knowledge on economic adaptation of immigrants, by proposing a model of immigrant entrepreneurship evolution and development. The model stresses interrelations between immigrant entrepreneurship and economic adaptation. (original abstract)
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ISSN
2353-883X
Język
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.15678/EBER.2017.050209
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