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Business start-ups or disguised unemployment? Evidence on the character of self-employment from transition economies

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  • Earle, John S.
  • Sakova, Zuzana

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Labour Economics.

Volume (Year): 7 (2000)
Issue (Month): 5 (September)
Pages: 575-601

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Handle: RePEc:eee:labeco:v:7:y:2000:i:5:p:575-601

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