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Women entrepreneurship plays a key role in the economic growth. This study investigates the mediatory role of innovation concerning the effect of social capital on entrepreneurship. The sample population included 130 female entrepreneurs in Ilam province, Iran. Using questionnaire as the main means of data collection, the correlation among variables of entrepreneurship, innovation, social capital and market knowledge was evaluated. Data analysis was performed by structural equation modeling in LISREL software. The findings showed that social capital and innovation had a positive and significant effect on entrepreneurship. However, the impact of social capital on innovation was not confirmed.
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Women Entrepreneurship; Social Capital; Innovation; Market Knowledge; Ilam Province.
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DASTOURIAN, Banafsheh et al. Women entrepreneurship: effect of social capital, innovation and market knowledge. AD-minister, [S.l.], n. 30, p. 115-130, feb. 2017. ISSN 2256-4322. Available at: <http://publicaciones.eafit.edu.co/index.php/administer/article/view/4618>. Date accessed: 26 apr. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.17230/ad-minister.30.6.
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