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Essays on self-employment in Africa

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Informal sectors in developing countries provide a substantial pool of jobs for some of the world's poorest people. Self-employment comprises a large portion of the job opportunities available to individuals working in these sectors. This thesis is concerned with the factors that drive people to become self-employed and determine their welfare as an entrepreneur, with a special emphasis on differences between women and men.

In Chapter 1, we explain the Ghanaian context to which this...

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SSD
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Economics
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Centre for the Study of African Economies More from this funder
Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2016-02-13

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