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Does Entrepreneurship Pay? An Empirical Analysis of the Returns to Self-Employment

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  • Barton H. Hamilton

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Article provided by University of Chicago Press in its journal Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 108 (2000)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Pages: 604-631

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Handle: RePEc:ucp:jpolec:v:108:y:2000:i:3:p:604-631
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  1. Wales, Terence J, 1973. "Estimation of a Labor Supply Curve for Self-Employed Business Proprietors," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 14(1), pages 69-80, February.
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