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Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Starting Their Own Business


  • Munira Sestic

    (Sarajevo School of Business)


This paper gives a comparative overview of the increased willingness of women in Bosnia and Herzegovina to start their own business, on a turnover from the 20th in the 21st century. There are presented the current state of unemployment of women, as well as their educational structure depending whether or not they are ready to start their own business. Alongside there are results of target researches, which lists the reasons why a number of women are not ready to start your own business.

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  • Munira Sestic, 2009. "Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Starting Their Own Business," Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education, Institute of Economic Sciences, issue 1-2, pages 51-59.
  • Handle: RePEc:ibg:jwejou:y:2009:i:1-2:p:51-59

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    Women; unemployment; solving existential problems; starting their own business; education;

    JEL classification:

    • B54 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches - - - Feminist Economics
    • J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
    • L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
    • I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education


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