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11-165/3 - It's the Opportunity Cost, stupid! How Self-Employment responds to Financial Incentives of Return, Risk and Skew


  • Authors
    Peter Berkhout, RIGO; Joop Hartog, University of Amsterdam; Mirjam van Praag, University of Amsterdam
  • Publication date
    November 11, 2011
  • Keywords
    entrepreneurship, self-employment, wage-employment, income distribution, income risk, income skew, income variance, occupational choice, labor market entry, labor market segments, opportunity cost
  • JEL
    J24; L26