Dr. Gea D.M. Wijers MSc MA, is affiliated to the Cambodia Research Group at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam’s department of Organization Science. She defended her PhD on the ways in which returnee entrepreneurs use their transnational social networks as resources in 2013 and now works as an independent consultant on community-based projects and social networks in organizations (http://geawijers.com). To contact her: firstname.lastname@example.org
Migrants and remigrants are especially likely to start their own businesses. But do they have the skills and knowledge that will allow them to access market niches and contribute to local economies?