Testing Lazear’s Jack-of-All-Trades View of Entrepreneurship with German Micro Data
Joachim Wagner ()
No 592, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
This paper tests the theory recently put forward by Edward Lazear that individuals with competence in many skills should have a higher probability of being self-employed than others. The empirical results for Germany support this jack-of-all-trades view.
Keywords: Germany; entrepreneurship; jack-of-all-trades theory (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J23 R12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2003, 10 (11), 687-689
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