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Self-employed without personnel between freedom and insecurity

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  • Conen, Wieteke
  • Schippers, Johannes Jan
  • Schulze Buschoff, Karin

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This WSI Study gives an overview of the position of solo self-employed in Germany and the Netherlands by examining - in their institutional context - labour market characteristics and social security provisions. The Study has been prepared within the project 'Self-employed without personnel: between freedom and insecurity', funded by the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung. It draws on results from desk research, analyses of existing statistical data, survey research and interviews with self-employed without personnel. The research was conducted by a research team from Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) in collaboration with the Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI).

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  • Conen, Wieteke & Schippers, Johannes Jan & Schulze Buschoff, Karin, 2016. "Self-employed without personnel between freedom and insecurity," WSI Studies 05, The Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI), Hans Böckler Foundation.
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