Gender

Mind The (Profit) Gap: Why Are Female Enterprise Owners Earning Less Than Men?

Hardy and Kagy (2018) explore potential causes for the well-documented profit gap between male- and female-owned microenterprises in low-income countries.

Journal Article
1 May 2018

Gender embeddedness in patriarchal contexts undergoing institutional change: Evidence from Nepal

This chapter focuses on how gendered institutions explain entrepreneurial choice in the informal economy in developing contexts contribute towards discussions on the contextual embeddedness of women's entrepreneurship.

Book Chapter
1 Jan 2018

Entrepreneurial Motivations, Aspirations and Formalisation Decisions amongst Informal Women Entrepreneurs in Nepal

It is assumed that entrepreneurs are motivated to engage in the informal economy out of necessity for survival rather than opportunity; therefore, lacking growth aspirations and avoiding formalisation.

Conference Paper
1 Apr 2017

Transitioning into the Formal - Women Entrepreneurs in the Informal Economy of Nepal

This project explores the extent to which women entrepreneurs in the informal economy in Nepal make the transition into the formal economy, focusing on the interaction of contextual factors (institutional, socio-spatial, and enterprise sector dynamics) and their personal characteristics.

Research Project
19 Nov 2014

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