Research on Women Business Owners: Past Trends, a New Perspective and Future Directions

  title={Research on Women Business Owners: Past Trends, a New Perspective and Future Directions},
  author={Candida Brush},
  journal={Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice},
  pages={30 - 5}
  • C. Brush
  • Published 22 June 1992
  • Business
  • Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
The number of women starting and owning their own businesses has grown dramatically over the past decade. Concurrent with this trend, there has been an increase in the number of research studies focusing on or including women business owners in their samples. This paper reviews empirical research studies on women business owners and their ventures, classifies the studies in a framework, and summarizes trends emerging from this research. To guide future research, a new perspective on women-owned… 

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