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La création d'entreprise au féminin en Europe 2011 - Eléments comparatifs


  • Viviane De Beaufort

    (Public and Private Policy Department - Essec Business School)


The objective of this comparative study is to illustrate the various dimensions of women's entrepreneurship throughout Europe with a focus on the French context which is a very good model itself. Women's entrepreneurship is an untapped source of growth potential. Adopting an approach with a gender focus, we analyze what motivates women who create or take over a company, their potential, the business models they are more likely to develop (size, service, growth) and also the obstacles to this process. Are these obstacles gender-related? What type of measures do we need to keep on developing to support women's entrepreneurship?

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  • Viviane De Beaufort, 2011. "La création d'entreprise au féminin en Europe 2011 - Eléments comparatifs," Post-Print hal-00593527, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00593527
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    women entrepreneurship; European approach; comparative approach; entreprenariat au féminin; approche en Europe; approche comparée;

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