How Access to Credit Affects Self-Employment: Differences by Gender during India’s Rural Banking Reform

  • Published 2009

Abstract

Household survey data for 1983-2000 from India’s National Sample Survey Organization are used to examine the impact of credit on self-employment among men and women in rural labor households. Results indicate that credit access encourages women’s self-employment as ownaccount workers and employers, while it discourages men’s self-employment as unpaid family… (More)

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@inproceedings{2009HowAT, title={How Access to Credit Affects Self-Employment: Differences by Gender during India’s Rural Banking Reform}, author={}, year={2009} }