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Self-employment as first job choice in Spain: Evidence by nationality

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  • Antonio Caparrós Ruiz

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    (Universidad de Málaga)

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    Los efectos positivos del autoempleo sobre el crecimiento económico y la creación de empleo han sido contrastados ampliamente en la literatura económica. Recientemente, el fenómeno del autoempleo se ha analizado desde una perspectiva longitudinal, centrándose en las transiciones y permanencia en dicho estado laboral. Este trabajo sigue esta línea de investigación, ofreciendo evidencia empírica sobre la elección entre el empleo autónomo o asalariado que realizan los individuos al iniciar su vida laboral, y la duración que presentan en ambas situaciones laborales.

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    Paper provided by Centro de Estudios Andaluces in its series Economic Working Papers at Centro de Estudios Andaluces with number E2010/03.

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    Length: 30 pages
    Date of creation: 2010
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    Handle: RePEc:cea:doctra:e2010_03

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    Keywords: Autoempleo; empleo asalariado; transiciones; nacionalidad;

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