Business start-ups or disguised unemployment ? Evidence on the character of self-employment from transition economies

@inproceedings{Earle2000BusinessSO,
  title={Business start-ups or disguised unemployment ? Evidence on the character of self-employment from transition economies},
  author={John S. Earle and Zuzana Sakova},
  year={2000}
}
We study the character of self-employment, drawing upon household survey evidence from six transition economies. Multinomial-logit analysis distinguishing employers from own-account self-employed and comparing both groups to employees and unemployed finds that own-account status is intermediate in most characteristics; tests reject the pooling of any of… CONTINUE READING