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Title:Entrepreneurship, self-employment and business data: an introduction to several large, nationally-representative datasets PDF Logo
Authors:Fairlie, Robert W.
Robb, Alicia M.
Issue Date:2009
Series/Report no.:IZA discussion papers 4052
Abstract:Only a few large, nationally-representative datasets include information on both the owner and the business. We briefly describe several of the most respected and up-to-date sources of data on entrepreneurs, the self-employed, and small businesses. More information including estimates of recent trends in business ownership and performance (e.g. survival rates, sales, employment, payroll, profits and industry) from these datasets is contained in Fairlie and Robb (2008).
business owners
small businesses
Persistent Identifier of the first edition:urn:nbn:de:101:1-20090327172
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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