L’embeddedness strutturale degli imprenditori immigrati transnazionali a Milano

Giacomo Solano, Fabio Gaspani

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In recent years, the topic of cross-border businesses developed by immigrants (transnational entrepreneurship) has emerged as one of the most interesting areas of research in studies on immigrants and their economic activities. The article presents the case of Moroccan transnational businesses in Milan, investigating the role of structural embeddedness in shaping identification and seizing of business opportunities. The study shows that Moroccan entrepreneurial activities are simultaneously connected with several countries. In particular, Moroccan entrepreneurs strongly rely on their structural embeddedness in Morocco and Italy, and co-national group to identify and take advantage of opportunities for internationalising their business.

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embeddedness strutturale; imprenditoria immigrata; Milano; transnazionalismo

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