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China's Entrepreneurs.

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This paper investigates the traits of the self-employed entrepreneurs in urban China, an economy rife with informational and institutional imperfections, underdeveloped financial markets, but a growing and important non-state sector. The selfemployed make on average 20% more than non-entrepreneurs, but are similar in their age, marital status, educational attainment, and socio-economic background. Fewer are Communist Party members and more have experienced unemployment. Social networks are si...

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Linda Yueh More by this author
Volume:
324
Series:
Discussion paper series
Publication date:
2007
URN:
uuid:1e71b54c-aa17-4fef-a000-87cd831267a9
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13289
Language:
English

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