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The Feminine Entrepreneurship in Romania and New Ways for its Development


  • Violeta SIMA

    (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)

  • Ileana Georgiana GHEORGHE

    (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)

  • Augustin MITU

    (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)


The paper was based on Lipstick & Money, A Leonardo da Vinci – Transfer of Innovation project about the entrepreneurship mentality, female entrepreneurs' personal characteristics/competences and motivation. In the first part a statistical overview about the Romanian labour market and female employment and management and women entrepreneurs on it was performed. Female mentality with regard to work and entrepreneurship was described based on literature review. Then, the main challenges of the LIMO implementation in Romania and also the main outcomes are exposed.

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  • Violeta SIMA & Ileana Georgiana GHEORGHE & Augustin MITU, 2017. "The Feminine Entrepreneurship in Romania and New Ways for its Development," North Economic Review, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Department of Economics and Physics, vol. 1(1), pages 156-166, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:clj:noecrw:v:1:y:2017:i:1:p:156-166

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    1. Saumik Paul & Vengadeshvaran Sarma, 2013. "Economic Crisis and Female Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia," Discussion Papers 13/08, University of Nottingham, CREDIT.
    2. Danacica, Daniela Emanuela & Cirnu, Doru, 2014. "Unemployment Duration and Exit States of Disabled People in Romania," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 0(1), pages 35-52, March.
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    2. Carbunaru, Andra Florentina, 2019. "Influence of push and pull factors on female entrepreneurship in Romania," MPRA Paper 95522, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    labour market; female employment; women entrepreneurship;
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    JEL classification:

    • I24 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Inequality
    • I25 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Economic Development
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • M12 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Personnel Management; Executives; Executive Compensation
    • M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups


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