Investing in women to reduce poverty and grow the economy in thetimes of crisis: the specific case of women entrepreneurship in brazil and turkey

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N. Zeynep Ökten and Assunta Cecere

This paper gives a general profile of women entrepreneurs and their businesses in Brazil and Turkey.Brazil, a member of the BRICS and the driving force for the Latin American countries, now tackles political and also economic problems; Turkey on the other hand is a country with a strongly growing economy, a bridge between Europe and Asia, but faces cultural and political problems everyday.Women entrepreneurs make a difference, because they constitute a key component of the economy of countries and a key support economic growth of middle-high income.In particular,women appears to bethe solution for theexiting economic crisis, which is now global.This document explains the progress and current status of the issue in both countries.The research aims to understand the common and distinctive points between two countries and what the condition of women in the entrance of the Keywords:Enterpreunership,Economic Growth,Comparative Studies of Countries

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Volume: 
5
Issue: 
2
Year of Publication: 
2017
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N. Zeynep Ökten and Assunta Cecere, 2017.Investing in women to reduce poverty and grow the economy in thetimes of crisis: the specific case of women entrepreneurship in brazil and turkey, International Journal of Current Science and Technology,Vol.5, Issue, 2, pp.334-342