Mirror, Bridge or Stone? Female Owners of Firms in Spain During the Second Half of the Long Nineteenth Century

This chapter investigates the roles played by female partners in Spanish firms during the past decades of the long nineteenth century and how legal structures and business survival strategies affected the participation of women in firms. It uses data sets created from the Book of Firms of the Mercan...

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Main Author: Hernández-Nicolás, Carmen María
Martínez-Rodríguez, Susana
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Place of publication: Cham Springer International Publishing 30.07.2020
published in: Female Entrepreneurs in the Long Nineteenth Century pp. 337 - 360
Related: Deng, Kent
Data of publication: 20200730
ISBN: 3030334112
EISBN: 9783030334123
ISSN: 2662-6497
EISSN: 2662-6500
Bibliography: This research was partially funded by the Spanish Ministry of Research, Science and Universities (RTI2018-093884-B-I00). The original database used in the study was funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy (HAR2013-42013-R) and Fundación Séneca-Regional Agency of R&D (15147/PHCS/10). We thank Timothy Guinnane for his generosity, allowing us the use of the original data for this chapter. The comments and suggestions received during the Global Female Entrepreneurs Workshop Program (Northumbria University, 16–17 April 2019) have substantially improved the first draft. The authors thank Jennifer Aston and Catherine Bishop for all their editing work and, above all, for their invaluable support in this project.
Authors listed in alphabetical order. Portions of this chapter draw on research conducted by Susana Martínez-Rodríguez.
Series: Palgrave Studies in Economic History
Palgrave Studies in Economic History
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