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Gender and the Business Environment for New Firm Creation

Leora F. Klapper and Simon C. Parker.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Demographic Economics; Other Economic Systems; Public Economics; Economic Development. 7456 words.

The authors summarize the extant literature on the relationship between gender and entrepreneurship. They note significant quantitative gender differences in business entry, with male-owned...

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The global concentration of wealth

Thomas Goda.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Labour and Demographic Economics; Other Economic Systems. 9927 words.

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This paper compares changes in relative and absolute wealth concentrations to establish whether both processes have followed similar trajectories. The...

Resilience from the micro perspective

Justin Doran and Bernard Fingleton.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Other Economic Systems. 8781 words.

Perhaps uniquely, we combine individual-level data from the American Community Survey 2005–2011 with aggregate data for small areas to examine the resilience of individuals’ wages to the...

Shifting theories: partial perspectives on the household

Kanchana N. Ruwanpura.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2007; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Other Economic Systems; Demographic Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology. 7477 words.

There is a neglect of networks within cooperative conflict models, which arises because of the patriarchal households assumed. But households are not the same everywhere, because their...

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