Social capital of entrepreneurs in a developing country: the effect of gender on access to and requests for resources

Giacomo Solano, Gerrit Rooks

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This paper addresses gender differences in the social capital of entrepreneurs in a developing country. Social networks are often an important asset for accessing resources; however, they may also be a liability in developing countries, since entrepreneurs are often expected to support their contacts. Using a recent survey among urban and rural Ugandan entrepreneurs, we focus on the financial resources that entrepreneurs can obtain from their contacts on the one hand, and requests for financial support made to the entrepreneurs from these contacts on the other hand. Our results show that there are gender differences associated with access to, and requests for, financial resources.

TaalEngels
Pagina's279-290
Aantal pagina's12
TijdschriftSocial Networks
Volume54
DOI's
StatusGepubliceerd - 1 jul 2018

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entrepreneur
Developing Countries
social capital
developing country
Financial Support
gender
resources
Social Support
contact
gender-specific factors
liability
social network
assets
Social Capital
Surveys and Questionnaires

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