Migrant Entrepreneurs. A Theoretical and State-of-the-art Approach to its Study

  • Eduardo Fernández Guzmán Universidad de Guanajuato, Campus Celaya-Salvatierra


The migrant businessmen spirit, the migrant entrepreneur in the destination society, is a phenomenon that has been analyzed at some length, theoretically and empirically, from different social and economic disciplines, however, not so much from the point of view of history, mainly in the United States and Europe, and even when outstanding research has been carried out from the Mexican academy, there persist interesting issues to analyze. The reality of the international migrant is heterogeneous, multifaceted and shows a corollary of effects and impacts on the society of destination and origin. The objective of this research is to analyze theoretically, conceptually, and take stock of the literature on migrant entrepreneurship. The methodology used is the documentary, bibliographic and hemerographic review of what has been analyzed around the world on the business and investment realities of international migrants. In Mexico, it has not yet been prolifically investigated, despite the growth in recent decades of Mexican migrant entrepreneurs in the United States. With this, an attempt is made to approach this topic, since in Mexico there is much to reveal on this particular matter


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How to Cite
Guzmán, E. (2022). Migrant Entrepreneurs. A Theoretical and State-of-the-art Approach to its Study. Norteamérica, Revista Académica Del CISAN-UNAM, 17(1). https://doi.org/10.22201/cisan.24487228e.2022.1.541