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Introduction: What Do We Know About The Patterns and Determinants of Female Entrepreneurship Across Countries?

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  • Maria Minniti

    (Southern Methodist University – Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Business Economics, Cox School of Business, Dallas, TX 75275, USA.)

  • Wim Naud�

    (World Institute for Development Economics Research, United Nations University, Katajanokanlaituri 6B, Helsinki 00160, Finland.)

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    Dans ce papier nous introduisons les articles composant la rubrique de ce numéro du European Journal of Development Research. Cette rubrique est consacrée aux modèles et déterminants de l’entreprenariat féminin dans les différents pays, et se penche plus particulièrement sur le cas des pays en voie de développement. Dans un premier temps, nous présentons les défis que représente la question de l’entreprenariat féminin pour la communauté scientifique, nous décrivons quelques uns des résultats de la littérature concernant la conception trans-nationale de l’entreprenariat féminin, et passons en revue la littérature portant sur le rôle et les expériences des femmes entrepreneurs dans les pays en voie de développement. Bien que l’on comprenne de mieux en mieux les motivations des femmes entrepreneurs, ainsi que les contraintes et problèmes auxquels elles font face, ces questions méritent des recherches plus approfondies. Nous présentons ensuite quatre articles qui font progresser cet agenda de recherche.

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    Volume (Year): 22 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (July)
    Pages: 277-293

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    1. Naudé, Wim & Amoros, José Ernesto & Cristi, Oscar, 2012. ""Surfeiting, the appetite may sicken": Entrepreneurship and the happiness of nations," MERIT Working Papers 013, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
    2. Naudé, Wim, 2011. "Entrepreneurship is Not a Binding Constraint on Growth and Development in the Poorest Countries," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(1), pages 33-44, January.
    3. Gries, Thomas & Naudé, Wim, 2011. "Entrepreneurship and human development: A capability approach," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(3-4), pages 216-224, April.
    4. Klyver, Kim & Nielsen, Suna Løwe & Evald, Majbritt Rostgaard, 2013. "Women's self-employment: An act of institutional (dis)integration? A multilevel, cross-country study," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 474-488.
    5. Ejaz Ghani & William R. Kerr & Stephen D. O'Connell, 2014. "Political Reservations and Women’s Entrepreneurship in India," NBER Working Papers 19868, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Naudé, Wim & Amorós, José Ernesto & Cristi, Oscar, 2013. ""Romanticizing Penniless Entrepreneurs?" The Relationship between Start-Ups and Human Wellbeing across Countries," IZA Discussion Papers 7547, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    7. Angela Hung & Joanne Yoong & Elizabeth Brown, 2012. "Empowering Women Through Financial Awareness and Education," OECD Working Papers on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions 14, OECD Publishing.
    8. Ghani, Ejaz & Kerr, William R. & O'Connell, Stephen D., 2013. "Female business ownership and informal sector persistence," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6612, The World Bank.

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