Campus Units

Economics

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Submitted Manuscript

Publication Date

2-2014

Journal or Book Title

Economics Letters

Volume

122

Issue

2

First Page or Article ID Number

105

Last Page

110

DOI

10.1016/j.econlet.2013.10.036

Abstract

The fraction of self-employed rises in recessions because wage work is more sensitive than self-employment to the business cycle, not because of necessity entrepreneurship. Graduating during a recession reduces the probability of starting a business for the next 11 years.

JEL Classification

J2

Comments

This is a manuscript of an article from Economics Letters 122 (2014): 105, doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2013.10.036. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Elsevier B. V.

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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