Nobody ’ s business but my own : Self-employment and small enterprise in economic development

@inproceedings{Gollin2015NobodyS,
  title={Nobody ’ s business but my own : Self-employment and small enterprise in economic development},
  author={Douglas Gollin},
  year={2015}
}
In most poor countries, small firms and self-employment are the dominant forms of business enterprise—even in the manufacturing sector. For rich countries, in contrast, self-employed people account for very small shares of manufacturing employment and output. This paper builds on Lucas [1978. On the size distribution of business firms. Bell Journal of… CONTINUE READING