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Why is there a gender earnings gap in self-employment? A decomposition analysis with German data

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  • Daniel Lechmann

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  • Claus Schnabel

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J31, J71 Copyright Lechmann and Schnabel; licensee Springer. 2012

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Article provided by Springer in its journal IZA Journal of European Labor Studies.

Volume (Year): 1 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (December)
Pages: 1-25

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Keywords: Earnings differential; Gender pay gap; Germany; Self-employment;

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  1. Parker,Simon C., 2009. "The Economics of Entrepreneurship," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521728355.
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Cited by:
  1. Caliendo, Marco & Künn, Steffen, 2013. "Regional Effect Heterogeneity of Start-Up Subsidies for the Unemployed," IZA Discussion Papers 7460, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Lechmann, Daniel S. J., 2013. "Can working conditions explain the return-to-entrepreneurship puzzle?," Discussion Papers 86, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Chair of Labour and Regional Economics.

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