Self-Employment Dynamics, State Dependence and Cross-Mobility Patterns

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Caliendo, Marco; Uhlendorff, Arne;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Berlin: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW)
  • Subject: Männer | Deutschland | C23 | C25 | J64 | Self-Employment, State Dependence, Labor Market Dynamics, Unemployment | Arbeitsverhältnis | Selbstständige | Hysteresis | State Dependence | L26 | Labor Market Dynamics | Self-Employment | Unemployment | Arbeitslosigkeit | Arbeitsangebot
    • jel: jel:C23 | jel:J64 | jel:C25 | jel:L26
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper analyzes the mobility between self-employment, wage employment and non-employment. Using data for men in West Germany, we find strong true state dependence in all three states. Moreover, compared to wage employment, non-employment increases the probability of... View more
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    Table A.1: Observed Transitions, 1984-2005

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