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Gender, borrowing patterns and self-employment: some evidence for England

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  • Vania Sena
  • Jonathan Scott
  • Stephen Roper

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  • Vania Sena & Jonathan Scott & Stephen Roper, 2012. "Gender, borrowing patterns and self-employment: some evidence for England," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 38(4), pages 467-480, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:38:y:2012:i:4:p:467-480
    DOI: 10.1007/s11187-010-9272-9
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    Keywords

    Women; Self-employment; External funding; J24; J16; L26;
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    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
    • L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship

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