Self-Employed Contractors in Australia: Incidence and Characteristics
AbstractThis paper presents an analysis of self-employed contracting in Australia. The analysis covers all self-employed contractors, including dependent and independent contractors. The paper finds that self- employed contractors have become more common in Australia over the past 20 years. In August 1998, 10 per cent of employed persons, or 844 000 individuals, worked as self-employed contractors.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by EconWPA in its series Labor and Demography with number 0110004.
Length: 78 pages
Date of creation: 18 Oct 2001
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contractors - contracting - self-employed - labour force - forms of employment - dependent contractors - independent contractors;
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