Going solo: how starting solo self-employment affects incomes and well-being

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Document type
Working Paper
Author(s)
Cribb, Jonathan; Xu, Xiaowei
Publisher
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Date of publication
16 July 2020
Series
IFS Working Paper. W20/23
Subject(s)
Small business & enterprise: the practicalities of running a small business and the theory of entrepreneurship
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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This paper uses panel data from a large and nationally representative annual survey, the UK Household Longitudinal Study, to track how people’s incomes and well-being evolve around the entry into solo self-employment. It focuses on individuals in their prime working years, aged 25–59.

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