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A Methodological Problem Associated with Researching Women Entrepreneurs

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  • Beatrice E. Avolio

    (CENTRUM Católica)

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    This article highlights one of the most significant methodological problems of researching women entrepreneurs and understanding the female entrepreneurial experience, which is related to the definition of what is a women entrepreneur. The article outlines the state of research on women entrepreneurs, presents the diverse definitions used in research, conceptualizes the different aspects related to the definition of a woman entrepreneur, and proposes future directions for developing research on women as entrepreneurs.

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    Article provided by Institute of Economic Sciences in its journal Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education.

    Volume (Year): (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1-2 ()
    Pages: 9-25

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    Handle: RePEc:ibg:jwejou:y:2011:i:1-2:p:9-25

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    Keywords: Women entrepreneurs; entrepreneurial activity; employment; self -employment; methodological problem;

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