Consequences of Self Employment for Women and Men in the United States: Preliminary Results

@inproceedings{Williams1998ConsequencesOS,
  title={Consequences of Self Employment for Women and Men in the United States: Preliminary Results},
  author={Donald R. Williams},
  year={1998}
}
Many self-employed workers return to the wage and salaried sector of the labor market after some time. It is possible that the self-employment spell will lead to lower earnings or earnings growth upon return, due to depreciation of firm or sector-specific human capital. Ž . Using longitudinal data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Young Women NLS , this paper examines the effects of spells of self-employment on the future wage and salary sector earnings of male and female workers in the… CONTINUE READING
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