Italian Migration and Entrepreneurship’s Origins in the United States of America.

A Business History Analysis from the Post Second World War Period to The Present Day

Vittoria Ferrandino & Valentina Sgro


The opening of international markets following World War II highlighted the differences between territories at regional and national level in terms of the attractiveness of economic activities, investment and human resources. In this context, an important aspect concerned the entrepreneurial process: businesses and entrepreneurs have played a leading role in the activation of the paths of economic growth on the product value, employment and international competitiveness.