The focus of this paper is the inter-section between migration and entrepreneurship, specifically looking at business activities of immigrants in cities.
The paper is divided into six main sections. Following the introduction (Section 1), an overview of some of the key trends in immigrant entrepreneurship is given (Section 2). This is followed by a discussion of the main drivers and obstacles to immigrant entrepreneurship (Section 3), and its effects (Section 4). Section 5 addresses possible interventions to support immigrant entrepreneurs. Section 6 concludes.
The paper was prepared as a background document for the World Migration Report.