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Work-family policy and female entrepreneurship: Evidence from China's subsidized child care program

Qing Wang and Mengyun Lin

China Economic Review, 2019, vol. 54, issue C, 256-270

Abstract: •In China, the child care reform significantly increases female entrepreneurship without influencing male entrepreneurship.•The child care reform is more important to opportunity-driven entrepreneurs.•Work-family policy helps close the gender gap in entrepreneurship.

Date: 2019
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