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Self-employment
Project workshop
Photo: Jeison Higuita / Unsplash Transforming informal work and livelihoods — authors' workshop
23 October 2020 15:0021:30
Zoom, Helsinki, Finland
Working Paper
Returns to education in self-employment in India: A comparison across different selection models

This study focuses on estimating the returns to education in non-farm self-employed businesses in the Indian context, using nationwide individual- and household-level data provided by the India Human Development Survey for the year 2011/12...

double-selection model endogeneity Returns to education
Working Paper
Self-employment and labour market dynamics of men and women in El Salvador and Nicaragua

We study the labour market dynamics of men and women in El Salvador and Nicaragua, focusing on the factors that help men and women move into an advantageous labour market state from an unfavourable state...

Employment Women Latin America
Project
Photo: Jaume Escofet Transforming informal work and livelihoods

Theme: Transforming economies

Informality Self-employment Poverty
Working Paper
Explaining gender differences in preference for self-employment among tertiary graduates in Ghana

We examine gender differences in ambitions and expectations of jobseekers concerning self-employment, an increasingly proposed option for youth in economies with limited wage employment...

Gender Ghana Graduate employability
Project
Promoting entrepreneurial capacity

Theme: 2008-09

Entrepreneurship can play an important role in structural economic change and in improving wellbeing. Governments and international institutions are investing increasing resources to promote entrepreneurship. This project aims at a greater...

Development and Finance Entrepreneurship Economic development
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