Personal assets, access to credit and gender entrepreneurial disparities: the case of the South African informal sector

Karine Chapelle
Savings and Development Vol. 36(2012), No. 1, pp. 25-69

This article aims to analyze the nature of South African entrepreneurship and to assess the extent to which obstacles and especially liquidity constraints faced by women may differ from those met by men during the phase of firm settlement. This [...]

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Successes in expanding microfinance opportunities in rural Ethiopia: can the entrepreneurship challenge be overcome?

Getaneh Gobezie
African Review of Money Finance and Banking 2008, pp. 117-131

Microfinance opportunities have been successfully expanding in Ethiopia during the past fifteen years, including in remote villages, where the majority of people are engaged in smallscale agriculture, which is little supported by modern technology. [...]

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