Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship

Anuradha Basu

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship

Published in print May 2008 | ISBN: 9780199546992
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191577383 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management C

Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship

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This article reviews the existing theoretical and empirical literature on ethnic entrepreneurship. It primarily focuses on empirical research conducted in Britain and the United States. It examines the definition of ethnic entrepreneurship and evaluates the forces affecting entry into ethnic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial survival and success, as well as the factors underlying the heterogeneity in entrepreneurial behaviour and performance among ethnic minority groups.

Keywords: ethnic minority; ethnic entrepreneurship; empirical research; United States; Britain; entrepreneurial survival

Article.  8567 words. 

Subjects: Entrepreneurship ; Organizational Theory and Behaviour

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