publication . Article . 2008

Lyčių skirtumai verslininkystėje

Startienė, Gražina; Remeikienė, Rita;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008 Journal: Inžinerinė ekonomika, volume 2,008, issue 5 (60), pages 95-103 (issn: 1392-2785, Copyright policy)
Abstract
The article considers a significant global issue - gender gap starting and developing own business. The field of business was for a long time reserved to men, thus, despite of an increasing number of female entrepreneurs during last decade, the number of female entrepreneurs in Europe, including Lithuania, remains lower than the one of male entrepreneurs. According to the data of various statistical sources, an average ratio of enterprises newly established by men and women in EU countries is about 70% and 30%. Especially in developing countries where gender stereotypes formed through long decades (women's main role is to be wife and mother) are treated as one o...
Subjects
free text keywords: Lithuania ; gender gap ; factors influencing gender gap in entrepreneurship ; entrepreneurship
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