Women’s Entrepreneurship: closing the gender gap in access to financial and other services and in social entrepreneurship

McCracken, Katie, Marquez, Sergio, Kwong, Caleb, Stephan, Ute, Castagnoli, Adriana and Dlouhá, Marie (2015). Women’s Entrepreneurship: closing the gender gap in access to financial and other services and in social entrepreneurship. Brussels (BE): European Parliament.

Abstract

This study explores differences between men and women entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs. It explores the barriers and discriminatory effects that hinder women’s entrepreneurship, including access to finance in the European Union. The study includes four case studies covering the situation in the Czech Republic, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Divisions: Aston Business School > Economics finance & entrepreneurship
Uncontrolled Keywords: social entrepreneurship,entrepreneurship,gender,gender differences,finance constraints,access to finance,business creation,business growth,Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
Full Text Link: http://www.euro ... STU(2015)519230
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Published Date: 2015-06-15
Authors: McCracken, Katie
Marquez, Sergio
Kwong, Caleb
Stephan, Ute ( 0000-0003-4514-6057)
Castagnoli, Adriana
Dlouhá, Marie

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