Dr. Alexandra David

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Researcher
Research Department Innovation, Space & Culture


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david@iat.eu

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Born 1977. Communication science studies at the University Duisburg-Essen and economic studies at the Distant University in Hagen, PhD in sociology at the University of Twente. Since January 2006 she is researcher at the Institute for Work and Technology, Westphalian University and part of the research department ‘Innovation, Space & Culture’. Here, her research questions focus on the topics of diversity, migration, innovation and integration. Since 2022 she is founding member of the think tank „Business Dialogue NRW - Competence Centre for multicultural and migrant entrepreneurship“. Above all, she considers concepts of empowerment of females and migrants as well as regional potentials of minority entrepreneurship. She is also interested in the integration and social participation of vulnerable and marginalised groups into labour markets and innovation ecosystems. Regional human capital and skilled labour concepts for a sustainable, inclusive growth and a resilient society are part of her work.

She wrote her doctoral thesis at the University of Twente (Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability) in Enschede (NL) titled: „Human Capital and the Role of Networks – Migration, Inclusion and New Qualification for a Sustainable Regional Economy”.

Dr. Alexandra David coordinates the research area "Migration, Innovation & Entrepreneurship".

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2022

2022:  

Spatial perspectives on migrant entrepreneurship

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David, A.& Schäfer, S. (2022): Spatial perspectives on migrant entrepreneurship. ZFW – Advances in Economic Geography, 66 (3), 131-136. https://doi.org/10.1515/zfw-2022-0033

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Journal article

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2020

2020:  

Entrepreneurial education for persons with disabilities: a social innovation approach for inclusive ecosystems

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David, A. & Krüger, D. (2020): Entrepreneurial education for persons with disabilities: a social innovation approach for inclusive ecosystems. Frontiers in education (5), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2020.00003

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Journal article

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2018

2018:  

Where do we go from here? The EU migration flows after the Brexit referendum: possible future scenarios by the Polish example

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David, A. & Barwinska-Malajowicz, A. (2018): Where do we go from here? The EU migration flows after the Brexit referendum: possible future scenarios by the Polish example. Journal of globalization studies, 9 (2), 3-17.

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Journal article

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2019

2019:  

Innovation in informal ethnic entrepreneurship: a result of the opening of the EU’s borders?

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David, A. & Terstriep, J. (2019): Innovation in informal ethnic entrepreneurship: a result of the opening of the EU’s borders? In Ratten, V. & Jones, P. (eds.), Transformational entrepreneurship (58-77). London: Routledge.

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2017

2017:  

Immigrant entrepreneurship - a chance for labour market integration of refugees?

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David, A. & Coenen, F. (2017): Immigrant entrepreneurship - a chance for labour market integration of refugees? In Hamburg, I. & David, A. (eds.), Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial skills in Europe: examples to improve potential entrepreneurial spirit (77-101). Opladen: Barbara Budrich.

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