Minoian, Victoria and Freinkman, Lev (2005): Armenia: What drives first movers and how can their efforts be scaled up? Published in: (2006): pp. 129-149.
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The paper examines ways to expand the contribution of the Armenian diaspora to Armenia’s long-term development agenda. It identifies factors that could explain the involvement and dynamics of a small group of entrepreneurs from the diaspora who have been active in and with Armenia. Based on these findings, it develops recommendations, consistent with the diaspora’s institutional capabilities, for increasing the number of such business activists and transforming diaspora efforts from humanitarian relief campaigns to business initiatives and development projects. The findings are based on detailed interviews with a group of prominent diaspora activists.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Armenia: What drives first movers and how can their efforts be scaled up?|
|Keywords:||diaspora, Armenia, diaspora mobilization, diaspora expertise for development|
|Subjects:||P - Economic Systems > P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions > P36 - Consumer Economics ; Health ; Education and Training ; Welfare, Income, Wealth, and Poverty
P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P27 - Performance and Prospects
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers > J61 - Geographic Labor Mobility ; Immigrant Workers
|Depositing User:||Mr Lev Freinkman|
|Date Deposited:||14. Aug 2008 09:49|
|Last Modified:||20. May 2015 04:14|
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