Migrant Entrepreneurship: Emerging Themes and Interpretations with Insights from Italy
delivers a fresh perspective on new issues linking migration and entrepreneurship, by providing in-depth theoretical insights drawing on management studies, and a strong empirical focus centered in the Italian context. This book aims at delivering an understanding of up-to-date knowledge on the topic of migrant entrepreneurship, addressing the most relevant gaps, and suggesting new directions for research and policy-making so as to have a broad impact on theory and practice.
A range of emergent themes are explored including migrant entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ecosystems, internationalization of migrant-owned ventures, and entrepreneurship by returnees. Bolzani presents an international overview of each topic, contextualizes country-level specificities and outlining how they connect to wider global trends.
Migrant Entrepreneurship offers illuminating new theoretical perspectives on a range of vital issues linked conceptually at national and international levels. The book presents a positive view of migration through looking at entrepreneurial efforts carried out by migrants both in the host and home countries, offering a broader perspective on the topic with respect to previous literature, and focusing critically on emerging trends for research and policy-making.