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Self-Employment: Transition And Earnings Differential

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  • GEMA ÁLVAREZ

    (Universidad de Vigo)

  • CARLOS GRADÍN

    (Universidad de Vigo)

  • Mª SOLEDAD OTERO

    (Universidad de Vigo)

Abstract

En este trabajo se analizan los determinantes de la entrada en el autoempleo en España mediante la estimación de modelos de duración en tiempo discreto. Por otra parte, y ante la evidencia de menores ingresos entre los autoempleados, se realiza una descomposición de Oxaca-Blinder con el fin de explicar este diferencial. Los datos empleados en el estudio proceden del Panel de Hogares de la Unión Europea (PHOGUE) para el periodo 1994-2001. Los resultados indican que los determinantes de la entrada en el autoempleo dependen de la situación laboral del individuo. En cuanto al diferencial de ganancias, el análisis realizado indica que éste es consecuencia de un proceso de autoselección.

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  • Gema Álvarez & Carlos Gradín & Mª Soledad Otero, 2013. "Self-Employment: Transition And Earnings Differential," Revista de Economia Aplicada, Universidad de Zaragoza, Departamento de Estructura Economica y Economia Publica, vol. 21(2), pages 61-90, Autumn.
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    Keywords

    autoempleo; datos de panel; análisis de duración; diferencial de ganancias;

    JEL classification:

    • J82 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards - - - Labor Force Composition
    • J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
    • L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship

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