Women entrepreneurs: are there gender differences?

Blasco-Burriel, Pilar (Universidad de Zaragoza) ; Brusca-Alijarde, Isabel (Universidad de Zaragoza) ; Esteban-Salvador, María Luisa (Universidad de Zaragoza) ; Labrador-Barrafón, Margarita (Universidad de Zaragoza)
Women entrepreneurs: are there gender differences?
Resumen: This paper studies business women and their opinions in order to find out whether or not there is evidence of gender discrimination. The study is based on a survey of women-owned businesses in Spain, across a wide range of industrial sectors. We examine the difficulties that female entrepreneurs encounter when creating their own companies and their opinions about gender discrimination. The results show that female entrepreneurs do not perceive gender disadvantage in their professional lives although they consider that it persists in society. There are no differences in this perception with respect to the age or the education of women.
Idioma: Inglés
Año: 2016
Publicado en: Business & Entrepreneurship Journal 5, 1 (2016), 47-65
ISSN: 2241-3022

Financiación: info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/DGA/CEMBE
Tipo y forma: Article (Published version)
Área (Departamento): Área Economía Finan. y Contab. (Dpto. Contabilidad y Finanzas)

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