Evaluation of the Spanish flat rate for young self-employed workers
Begoña Cueto (),
Matías Mayor () and
Patricia Suárez ()
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Begoña Cueto: University of Oviedo
Patricia Suárez: University of Oviedo
Small Business Economics, 2017, vol. 49, issue 4, No 12, 937-951
Abstract The dramatic growth of unemployment figures in Spain during the economic downturn has increased policies fostering entrepreneurship, particularly among the youth. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the impact of a Spanish programme fostering self-employment among unemployed youth workers. We use an administrative dataset (the Continuous Working Lives Sample) to study the survival of subsidized start-ups compared to those not subsidized. Using a differences-in-differences approach, our results suggest that the programme has no effect in terms of survival rates.
Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Evaluation; Youth unemployment; Differences-in-differences (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J68 H43 M13 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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