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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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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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