One tenth of new entrepreneurial activity multicultural

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In the latest ETLA brief Mika Pajarinen and Petri Rouvinen examine entrepreneurs with cultural backgrounds outside of Finland. They find that about a tenth of start-up entrepreneurs have multicultural backgrounds and that, compared to other start-ups, their firms are more networked and more likely to be based in the Helsinki metropolitan region. Otherwise multicultural firms are as likely to survive and tend to grow at the same pace as other firms.

Read more: Parjarinen, Mika & Rouvinen, Petri (17.03.2017). “One tenth of new entrepreneurial activity in Finland is multicultural.” ETLA Brief n.55