The self-employment duration of younger men over the business cycle
Economic Perspectives, 2006, vol. 30, issue Q III, 14-27
Spells of self-employment for younger men are typically of short duration with slightly more than half lasting two years or less. This article examines factors that lead to longer durations, focusing on the role of cyclical factors in distinguishing entrepreneurs from discouraged wage workers.
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