Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125378
Authors: 
Atasoy, Hilal
Year of Publication: 
2015
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2015 [Issue:] 155
Abstract: 
Because entrepreneurial activity can stimulate job creation and long-term economic growth, promoting entrepreneurship is an important goal. However, many financial, bureaucratic, and social barriers can short-circuit the process of actually starting a business, especially in transition economies that lack established institutional systems and markets. The main obstacles are underdeveloped financial markets, perceptions of administrative complexity, political and economic instability, and lack of trust in institutions. Gender disparities in the labor market are also reflected in less entrepreneurial activity among women than men.
Subjects: 
latent entrepreneurship
attempted entrepreneurship
self-employment
JEL: 
L26
P2
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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