Entrepreneurial migrants from/in emerging economies: breaking taboos and stereotypes

Guerrero, Maribel and Wanjiru, Roseline (2021) Entrepreneurial migrants from/in emerging economies: breaking taboos and stereotypes. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 17 (2). pp. 477-506. ISSN 1554-7191

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Abstract

Entrepreneurial migration from/in emerging economies, as grand societal and humanitarian challenges that we currently face, underscores the need for scholarly research. In our role as social science researchers, this special issue aimed to stimulate scholars from different social science fields to rethink more broadly about the opportunities for making an impact with our research focus on entrepreneurial migration from/in emerging economies. This article provides an overview of the theoretical, empirical, managerial, and policy implications of entrepreneurial migrants from/in emerging economies research. It puts forward key concepts and measures, explores the relations within the current broader literature on migration and entrepreneurship, and identifies several gaps that represent future research questions. We also introduce eight papers in a special section of this issue, which offer answers to critical gaps and questioning some taboos/stereotypes related entrepreneurial migrants. We conclude by outlining an agenda for engaging the academic community to extend research on entrepreneurial migrants from/in emerging economies. It is the perfect time to “make a difference” through our research, teaching, and interaction with multiple socioeconomic agents to constitute impacts that “endorse a real transformation” for supporting the migrants’ community.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Migrants, Emigrants, Immigrants, Refugees, Returned, Entrepreneurship, Institutions, Emerging Economies
Subjects: N100 Business studies
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2021 09:21
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2021 09:30
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/46303

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