Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/235642
Authors: 
Hanley, Aoife
Görg, Holger
Hornok, Cecília
Ackah, Charles Godfred
Year of Publication: 
2021
Series/Report no.: 
PEGNet Policy Brief No. 24/2021
Abstract: 
Opportunities for well-paid employment for women are scarce in many African countries. Entrepreneurship is therefore one way in which women can earn a decent livelihood for themselves and their families. Despite the potential opportunities arising from entrepreneurship, the possibilities are often not fully exploited. Female entrepreneurs in the developing world are severely underperforming. In this PEGNet Policy Brief 'Africa's Female Entrepreneurs - Towards Funding Success' by Aoife Hanley, Holger Görg, Cecilia Hornok and Charles Ackah, the authors examine the scale of the gender productivity gap in African countries and how finance constraints underpin this gap.
Document Type: 
Article

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