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Refugee Entrepreneurship: A Conceptualisation of Key Business Decisions

Kasem, Laila (2016) Refugee Entrepreneurship: A Conceptualisation of Key Business Decisions. MDE 2016 2nd International Conference Proceedings. pp. 27-28. ISSN 2509-5099

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The various conflicts around the world meant that 2015 has seen the highest refugee figures since World War Two. While some refugees need government support, others are determined to lead an independent life through self-employment (Betts, Bloom and Weaver, 2015; Dijkhuizen and Berkhout 2015; UNHCR 2015). However, we know very little about the economic lives of refugees (Betts, Bloom, Kaplan and Omata 2014), let alone their entrepreneurial activity.

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The material has been presented at the 2nd International Conference on Migration and Diaspora Entrepreneurship
Challenges and Potential Solutions

Event Location: Bremen, Germany
Event dates: 28-29 November 2016

Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: refugee entrepreneurship, immigrant entrepreneurship, mixed embeddedness, liability of refuge-ness, strategic decisions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: College of Business, Psychology and Sport > Worcester Business School
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Depositing User: Laila Kasem
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2017 11:41
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:16

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