América Latina en la historia económica
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MORENO LAZARO, Javier e VENTOSO, Javier Vicente. Trabajadores y empresarios españoles en el estado de Puebla en 1930: Una aproximación cuantitativa. Am. Lat. Hist. Econ [online]. 2011, n.36, pp. 183-210. ISSN 1405-2253.
Contrary to what has been written so far, in this paper we present the argument that the bulk of Spanish emigrants to Mexico worked as employees and were not successful in business. To demonstrate this we have used the Spanish census prepared by the Spanish Consulate in Puebla. However, at the same time, we have also determined the reasons for the greater business success of the Spanish minority over the Mexican majority, based on the strength of their non-formal institutions, bonds of solidarity, marriage policy and corporate culture of origin, without mentioning the tremendously important intangible value that the common language represented.
Palavras-chave : Migration; labour market; entrepreneurship; Mexico; Spain.