Chinese in Russian Far East
Russian Far East (RFE)
In the article SELLING OFF SIBERIA author said.
Unlike Russia, China has the ingrained entrepreneurial spirit
This Chinese entreprneurial spirit has been observed in numerous other countries such southeast Asia, Carribean, many other parts of world. Chinese often prosper under extreme adverse hostile enviroment like this article mentioning about racial prejudice or even hatred. Their survival skills are almost like that of Jews. Amy Chua in her book `WORLD ON FIRE' also stated such incredible entrepreneurial spirit of oversea Chinese like that of Jews under hostile enviroments. Not only they survive but often outperform the local population economically. Local population in turn generates jealousy or hatred toward toward such outsiders. However, neither Amy Chua nor Kim Iskyan addressed the reasons behind such extraordinary entrepreneurial skill compared to the local population.
Here are some reasons to consider
1. Cultural or social factors
2. Historical factor
3. Biological factors.
4. IQ factor.