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Challenges of female entrepreneurship in Nigeria

Victoria Kenny S

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: Governments and Academics tend to focus on encouraging entrepreneurship due to its role in job creation, innovation, importance to large businesses and a dynamic economy. Female entrepreneurs have been identified by organization for economic cooperation and development as a major force for innovation, job creation and economic growth. The role of entrepreneurship as a bedrock to achieve sustainable growth and development in Nigeria is paramount, therefore, this paper critically examines the challenges of female entrepreneurship so as to proffer plausible solutions to further encourage female entrepreneurship.

Keywords: Innovation; Job Creation and Economic Growth (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: M0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2019-04-07
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