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Self-employment rates and business size: the roles of occupational choice and credit market frictions

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  • Ahmet Akyol

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  • Kartik Athreya

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Volume (Year): 5 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Pages: 495-519

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Handle: RePEc:kap:annfin:v:5:y:2009:i:3:p:495-519

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Keywords: Self-employment; Project scale; Development; J23; E21; D31;

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  1. Mariacristina De Nardi & Anne Villamil, 2009. "Entrepreneurship, finance and employment," Annals of Finance, Springer, vol. 5(3), pages 289-293, June.
  2. Poschke, Markus, 2014. "The Firm Size Distribution across Countries and Skill-Biased Change in Entrepreneurial Technology," IZA Discussion Papers 7991, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Mariacristina De Nardi & Marco Cagetti & Marco Bassetto, 2011. "Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship," 2011 Meeting Papers 262, Society for Economic Dynamics.

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