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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Gender characteristics of the determinants of access to formal credit in rural Zanzibar

Khalid S. Mohamed and Andrew E. Temu
Savings and Development Vol. 33(2009), No. 2, pp. 95-111

Despite the ongoing financial reforms undertaken in many developing countries, the majority of smallholder farmers still report limited access to formal credit. It is often argued that women are particularly more credit constrained than men. Various [...]

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