What Makes an Entrepreneur?

This article uses various micro data sets to study entrepreneurship. Consistent with the existence of capital constraints on potential entrepreneurs, the estimates imply that the probability of self‐employment depends positively upon whether the individual ever received an inheritance or gift. When...

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Volume: 16
Main Author: David G. Blanchflower
Andrew J. Oswald
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: CHICAGO The University of Chicago Press 01.01.1998
UNIV CHICAGO PRESS
University of Chicago Press
published in: Journal of labor economics Vol. 16; no. 1; pp. 26 - 60
Data of publication: 19980100
ISSN: 0734-306X
1537-5307
EISSN: 1537-5307
Discipline: Economics
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Database: Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 1998
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