Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/162332
Authors: 
Nikolova, Elena
Year of Publication: 
2017
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2017 [Issue:] 313
Abstract: 
Entrepreneurship is an important lever for spurring transition in the economies of the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe. Utilizing diversity, in terms of religion or gender, can positively affect entrepreneurial development. Programs that encourage entrepreneurial initiatives (such as business start-ups) in culturally diverse localities should rank high on the policy agenda. Prompting women to start a business, along with female-friendly measures (including targeted legislation), can positively affect entrepreneurial behaviour and the performance of existing enterprises.
Subjects: 
entrepreneurship
diversity
gender
transition
JEL: 
L26
P31
Z12
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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