- xv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Additional Authors
- Brush, Candida G.,Edelman, Linda F.,Manolova, Tatiana S.,Robb, Alicia,Welter, Friederike,
- Corporate Author
- Diana International Project.
- Contents note continued: 8.Exploring entrepreneurial finance and gender in an emergent entrepreneurial ecosystem: the case of the Punjab, northern India / Paresha Sinha -- 9.The Chilean entrepreneurial ecosystem: understanding the gender gap in entrepreneurial activity / Vesna Mandakovic -- pt. III PUBLIC POLICY IMPLICATIONS -- 10.Gender equality in regional entrepreneurial ecosystems: the implementation of policy initiatives / Elisabet Ljunggren -- 11.Women's entrepreneurship policy: a 13-nation cross-country comparison / Friederike Welter.Contents: pt. I CROSS-COUNTRY COMPARISONS -- 1.Introduction / Friederike Welter -- 2.Women's entrepreneurship within the ASEAN Economic Community: challenges and opportunities / Siri Roland Xavier -- 3.Women's entrepreneurship in Latin America and the Caribbean: a multidimensional approach / Cathrine Seierstad -- pt. II COUNTRY STUDIES -- 4.Survived, but cannot prosper! Examining through a liberal feminist lens the impact of gender inequality on the success of women-owned entrepreneurial ventures / R. Isil Yavuz -- 5.Assessing the relational embeddedness of women entrepreneurs in entrepreneurial ecosystems: a social network perspective / Julia Poncela-Casasnovas -- 6.Socio-economic background: a key element in understanding growth aspirations of women entrepreneurs in the tourism industry in Tanzania / Clemens Lutz -- 7.Understanding the motivation of women entrepreneurs in Ethiopia / Marc van Veldhoven --Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: The renowned group of international contributors to this book provide analysis of where and how gender plays a role in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. 11 essays examine how ecosystems influence women entrepreneurs and how women entrepreneurs influence their local ecosystems, both cross-nationally and through in-depth country studies.