publication . Article . 2010

Concept of self-employment

Startienė, Gražina; Remeikienė, Rita; Dumčiuvienė, Daiva;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: Ekonomika ir vadyba, volume 2,010, issue 15, pages 262-274 (issn: 1822-6515, Copyright policy)
The article deals with the theories that explain the growth of self-employment and help to determine the presumptions of the self-employment growth. Self-employment theories are classified to several groups, i.e. the economic and sociological-psychological as well as the “push” and “pull” theories. Economic theories of self-employment interpret financial motives of the person to pursue own business, while sociologicalpsychological theories of self-employment determine non-financial objectives of self-employment such as the avoidance of discrimination in the labor market, psychological comfort at work, implementation of goals that make an individual decide to bec...
free text keywords: Lithuania ; Self-employment ; Economic theories of self-employment ; Sociological-psychological theories of self-employment
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