Classifying self-employment and creating an empirical typology

The general objective of our study was to compose nuanced classifications of self-employed in the EU member states, based on the data of the 2015 European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS). This objective is achieved following two different research approaches. In a first approach (Task A) a tree-structured conceptual typology of self-employed is constructed using conceptual criteria routed in the current literature on self-employment and entrepreneurship. A second approach (Task C) applies a wider set of criteria determining the employment situation of self-employed in a data reduction techniq... Show more

Authors: De Moortel, Deborah; Vanroelen, Christophe

Published: Dublin, Ireland, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, 2017

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 88 p.

Access item: https://www.eurofound.europa.eu/sites/default/files/wpef17002.pdf

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