Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in Transitioning Economies

  title={Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in Transitioning Economies},
  author={R. Bliss and Nichole L. Garratt},
  journal={Journal of Small Business Management},
  pages={336 - 344}
  • R. Bliss, Nichole L. Garratt
  • Published 2001
  • Economics
  • Journal of Small Business Management
  • Since the implementation of the Belcerowicz plan as part of Poland's transition to a free market economy in 1990, the country's economy has made great strides. This economic progress at the macro level however was accompanied by systematic discrimination towards women, resulting in economic hardships. Gender specific discriminatory legislations enacted in the 1960s and the 1970s combined with a number of social factors prevented women's access to high paying jobs and a dominant role in the… CONTINUE READING
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