Women Entrepreneurship, Employment and Income nexus: A Study on Women Entrepreneurs in Dutsin-Ma Town, Katsina State

Authors

  • Zainab Dahiru Wowo Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State
  • Jamilu Sani Garba Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies (AKCILS), Kano State
  • Saifullahi Sani Ibrahim Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.57233/gijmss.v6i3.8

Keywords:

Employment, Entrepreneurship, Income, Women Entrepreneurs

Abstract

Women have been participating in economic activities informally through ownership of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMES) with less recognition in the society. This study intends to examine the link among women enterpreneurship, employment and income nexus in Dutsin-Ma town of Katsina State. The data used in the study were collected among 100 women enterpreneurs in Dutsin-Ma through self-designed questionnaire based on systematic probability sampling. ANCOVA regression is applied based on the Keynesian theory of income, output and employment. Based on the regression results, it reveals that women entrepreneurs in Dutsin-Ma town of Katsina State are dominantly married and Muslim, possessing non-formal education with more than 10 person family size. The result indicated that the mean daily earning of average woman entrepreneur in Dutsin-Ma town is N50 increases daily by N10 with employment of an additional worker. Also, daily earning of average woman entrepreneur increases by N0.25 as entrepreneurial skills increases with an additional training. Lastly, the study recommends for the government commitment to motivate women entrepreneurs on more employment of women workers by relieving their cost of production via tax reduction.

Author Biographies

Zainab Dahiru Wowo, Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State

Department of Economics and Development Studies,
Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State

Jamilu Sani Garba, Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies (AKCILS), Kano State

Department of Economics, School of Secondary Education, Arts and Social Sciences, Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies (AKCILS), Kano State.

Saifullahi Sani Ibrahim, Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State

Department of Economics and Development Studies,
Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State.

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Published

2023-10-23

How to Cite

Wowo, Z. D. ., Garba, J. S. ., & Ibrahim, S. S. . (2023). Women Entrepreneurship, Employment and Income nexus: A Study on Women Entrepreneurs in Dutsin-Ma Town, Katsina State. Gusau International Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 6(3), 148–162. https://doi.org/10.57233/gijmss.v6i3.8