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Only the lonely? The influence of the spouse on the transition to self-employment

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  • Berkay Özcan

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Small Business Economics.

Volume (Year): 37 (2011)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
Pages: 465-492

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Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:37:y:2011:i:4:p:465-492

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Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Gender; Occupation choice; Family; Marriage; Cohabitation; L26;

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  1. Saridakis, George & Marlow, Susan & Storey, David J., 2014. "Do different factors explain male and female self-employment rates?," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 345-362.
  2. Simoes, Nadia & Moreira, Sandrina B. & Crespo, Nuno, 2013. "Individual Determinants of Self-Employment Entry – What Do We Really Know?," MPRA Paper 48403, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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