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Transnational diaspora entrepreneuship: the case of Moroccans in Catalonia

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dc.contributor.author Gabrielli, Lorenzo
dc.contributor.author Franco-Guillén, Núria
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-27T13:12:56Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-27T13:12:56Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/34012
dc.description.abstract This paper is based on empirical research performed in Catalonia in the framework of the international research project DiasporaLink, which analysed the links between transnational diaspora entrepreneurship (TDE), migration and development. In this paper, we focus on the case of Moroccans immigrants in Spain and especially in Catalonia, in order to understand the role that different actors play in fostering or not transnational entrepreneurship of Moroccan diaspora. In order to structure the field research, as well as the further analysis, we have defined three levels of action: a macro-level, a meso-level, and a micro-level. The methodology is based on a field research conducted through in-depth interviews with macro- and meso-level actors in Catalonia, complemented by a bibliographic research on existing political frameworks and initiatives facilitating TDE activities. Our findings suggest that little TDE takes place between Morocco and Spain despite the countries’ geographical proximity. The paper reflects on socioeconomic and political factors, among others, to explain why this is so.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials
dc.relation.ispartofseries GRITIM Policy Brief; 7
dc.rights L'accés als continguts d'aquest document queda condicionat a l'acceptació de les condicions d'ús establertes per la següent llicència Creative Commons: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
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dc.title Transnational diaspora entrepreneuship: the case of Moroccans in Catalonia
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.subject.keyword Transnational diaspora entrepreneurship
dc.subject.keyword Migrant entrepreneurs
dc.subject.keyword Return migration
dc.subject.keyword Migration and development
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