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Female and male entrepreneurs: Psychological characteristics and their role in gender-related discrimination

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  • Sexton, Donald L.
  • Bowman-Upton, Nancy
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Business Venturing.

    Volume (Year): 5 (1990)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 29-36

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