The Impact of International Migration on Entrepreneurship

  • Sergiu Iurian Valahia University of Târgovişte, Romania
  • Florin Radu Valahia University of Târgovişte, Romania
Keywords: migration, entrepreneurship, start-up, equity


Recent decades have brought significant changes all over the world in terms of space mobility. In this context, from an economic perspective, the first question that arises is related to the correlation that exists between this phenomenon and the economic growth of the country of origin, respectively that of the destination of immigrants. The initiation of an entrepreneurial act, beyond a series of qualities that the individual must possess, also highlights the need for the existence of an economic and social framework conducive to such an approach. When the issue of immigrants is discussed, this becomes even more obvious, because in most cases, they do not have the citizenship of the country of destination and do not enjoy the same rights as their citizens.

This article seeks to clarify the relationship between migration and entrepreneurship from the perspective of the existence of equal opportunities between the population of that country and the immigrant population regarding the start-up of entrepreneurial activities.

Author Biographies

Sergiu Iurian, Valahia University of Târgovişte, Romania

Valahia University of Târgovişte, Romania

Florin Radu, Valahia University of Târgovişte, Romania

Valahia University of Târgovişte, Romania


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How to Cite
Iurian, S., & Radu, F. (2020). The Impact of International Migration on Entrepreneurship. LUMEN Proceedings, 14, 326-335.