What is it about?

The study examines the smallest of the small businesses in the United States and compares female-owned firms with their male-owned counterparts.

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Why is it important?

Women business owners start their company small and stay small. Why is that the case? Is that due to a lack of access to credit or something else?


This study was one of the first studies that use the Kauffman Firm survey, which tracks down the same businesses for eight consecutive years.

Dr. Naranchimeg Mijid
Charter Oak Financial

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This page is a summary of: Dynamics of female-owned smallest businesses in the USA, International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, June 2017, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/ijge-10-2016-0041.
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