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dc.contributor.authorPfeiffer, Friedhelmen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-02-16T14:50:52Z-
dc.date.available2009-02-16T14:50:52Z-
dc.date.issued1999en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24290-
dc.description.abstractIn April 1995, 5.3 million people in Germany were on the lookout for a new jobopportunity. 177,000 or nearly 3% of those were searching for an opportunity toget self-employed. In this study the determinants of the lookout for selfemployment in lieu of wage work are investigated separately for East and West Germany. Using the 70 %-ZEW-sample of the ?Mikrozensus? of 1991, 1993 and1995, there is evidence that the probability of the search for self-employment depends, among other factors like age, sex and education, on the status in the labour market. In 1991 in East Germany the probability of aspiring to self-employment was higher for the unemployed than for the employed and decreasing by the time. In West Germany it was higher for the employed than for the unemployed and decreasing as well. By 1995 there was no difference anymore. Higher unemployment rates since 1993 in combination with transition payments for the unemployed to start their own business can explain these findings.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheim-
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x99-02en_US
dc.subject.jelC35en_US
dc.subject.jelJ68en_US
dc.subject.jelD92en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsucheen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensgründungen_US
dc.subject.stwSelbstständigeen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitslosigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleExistenzgründerpotentiale unter Arbeitsuchenden: Empirische Evidenz auf der Basis des Mikrozensusen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn853207038en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:5218-

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