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Obstacles and future prospects of women entrepreneurs: the Turkish context


  • Meltem INCE

    () (Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Yasar University, Turkey)


This paper is a review article that highlights some key differences between male and female entrepreneurs in the Turkish labour market. A critical evaluation of the literature revealed that female entrepreneurs often have similar reasons for starting their own businesses.

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  • Meltem INCE, 2012. "Obstacles and future prospects of women entrepreneurs: the Turkish context," Economia Marche / Journal of Applied Economics, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche (I) / Fondazione Aristide Merloni (I), vol. 0(2), pages 61-73, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:mer:review:v:xxxi:y:2012:i:2:n:6

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    Employed Women; Female Labor Force; Service Sector;

    JEL classification:

    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
    • J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
    • J81 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards - - - Working Conditions


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