Immigrant entrepreneurs, diasporas and exports

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BRATTI MASSIMILIANO; DE BENEDICTIS LUCA; SANTONI GIANLUCA;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Ispra: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2760/423155
  • Subject: R10 | F10 | exports | F22 | gravity model | F14 | immigrant entrepreneurs | Italy | immigrants
    • ddc: ddc:330

In this paper we highlight a new complementary channel to the business and social network effect à la Rauch (2001) through which immigrants generate increased export flows from the regions in which they settle to their countries of origin: they can become entrepreneurs.... View more
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