Dossier: «Gender and business: towards real equality» coordinated by Laura Lamolla KristiansenISSUE 13 (MAY 2020)

An analysis of gender in the business world


Traditionally, the creation of companies has been a job that is the reserve of men, to the point that the number of male entrepreneurs who start a business doubles that of female entrepreneurs. This lack of equality is not only quantitative, but also qualitative. Beyond the biological differences between both sexes, the article explores other explanations –sociological–which allow for an improvement in understanding the reason for the gender gap in entrepreneurship, as well as allowing for the promotion of the entrepreneurial vocation of women by recognising that there is a possibility to make an impact on this gap.

entrepreneur;  gender stereotypes;  intention of starting a business;  gender equality;  decent work and economic growth; 



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