The labor market consequences of experience in self-employment

  title={The labor market consequences of experience in self-employment},
  author={Donald Brucea and Herbert J. Schuetzeb},
  • Donald Brucea, Herbert J. Schuetzeb
  • Published 2004
Many public policies are designed to encourage self-employment. However, because selfemployment experiences are typically brief, it becomes important to understand the long-term consequences of entering and then leaving self-employment. Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), we examine the effects of brief self-employment experience on subsequent labor market outcomes. We find that, relative to continued wage employment, brief spells in selfemployment do not increase—and probably… CONTINUE READING

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