publication . Conference object . 2014

Rural Non-Farm Micro-Entrepreneurship or Not: Gender Issue in Decision Making

Bhabesh Hazarika;
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  • Published: 28 Aug 2014
  • Publisher: The Institute for Advanced Development Studies (INESAD) La Paz, Bolivia
Abstract
The expansion of female intensive sectors due to globalization and trade liberalization engenders ample employment and income opportunities for female and thus female entrepreneurship. Despite an increase in the female entrepreneurship in recent decade, females are still outnumbered in entrepreneurial activities by the male. The determinants that influence the decision to become an entrepreneur substantially differ across gender. Present study provides empirical evidences towards individuals’ entry into rural non-farm micro-entrepreneurship focusing on gender issue. Based on primary data collected in Assam, the study found that the probability of becoming a micr...
Subjects
free text keywords: Rural, Non-farm, Micro-entrepreneurship, Gender, Handloom, Assam, ddc:330
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publication . Conference object . 2014

Rural Non-Farm Micro-Entrepreneurship or Not: Gender Issue in Decision Making

Bhabesh Hazarika;