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        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence
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        Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence

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        The informal sector in India has been exceptionally persistent over the past two decades. Is this a bad thing? Not necessarily. This paper shows that a substantial share of the persistence in India's unorganized manufacturing sector is due to the rapid increase in female-owned businesses. Had women's participation remained in the proportion to male-owned businesses that was evident in 1994, the unorganized manufacturing sector would have declined in share rather than increased. Most of these new female-owned businesses are opened in the household and at a small scale, about a third of the size of a typical male-owned business in the informal sector. Yet, it appears that these businesses offer economic ....read more

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