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Être entrepreneur de soi-même après la loi du 4 août 2008: les impasses d'un modèle productif individuel


  • Nadine Levratto
  • Evelyne Serverin


The modernization of the economy Act voted in August 4th, 2008 aimed at introducing a new statute of self-entrepreneur, the auto-entrepreneur in French, in order to support an economic policy combining fight against unemployment, search for points of growth and improvement of the purchasing power. The matter of this article is to open the debate about the model of the self-entrepreneur embedded in this new law, by adopting a double point of view: legal as far as the labor is concerned and economic too since it deals with the model of the firm supported by this view. The first section discusses the proclamation of independence of the self-entrepreneur, by highlighting the existence of multiple legal dependences, within the framework of a plurality of jobs on the one hand, and within the exercise of the productive activity itself on the other hand. The second section deals with the contradictions that exist between the legal conception of self-employer on one side, and the growth expectations of the companies, and the entrepreneurship theories on the other.

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  • Nadine Levratto & Evelyne Serverin, 2009. "Être entrepreneur de soi-même après la loi du 4 août 2008: les impasses d'un modèle productif individuel," EconomiX Working Papers 2009-20, University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX.
  • Handle: RePEc:drm:wpaper:2009-20

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    Self-employment; firm theory; labor contract; multiple jobs;

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