Life-course and entry to entrepreneurship

embedded in gender and gender-egalitarianism

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Resumé

Prior research has suggested that low gender egalitarianism results in a gender gap in entrepreneurship participation, as it provides men and women with different opportunities and constraints. However, this research has primarily relied on an unrealistic assumption, namely that gender-related opportunities and constraints occur evenly throughout different life stages. This paper details an institutional life-course model that explains gender-related patterns in individuals’ propensity to enter entrepreneurship and contingencies related to the level of gender-egalitarianism in society and individuals’ life stages. We test our conceptual model on a unique integrated dataset from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and the World Value Survey, encompassing a total of 672,781 adults in 71 countries.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftEntrepreneurship & Regional Development
Vol/bind31
Udgave nummer3-4
Sider (fra-til)242-258
ISSN0898-5626
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 15. mar. 2019

Fingeraftryk

Life course
Entrepreneurship
Egalitarianism
Contingency
Global Entrepreneurship Monitor
Gender gap
Participation
Conceptual model
World Values Survey
Integrated
Encompassing
Propensity

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