Self-Employment and Liquidity Constraints: Evidence from Finland

Edvard Johansson

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Using a large Finnish micro data set, I study how wealth influences the decision to become self-employed. The main result is that personal wealth increases the probability of a person becoming self-employed. This suggests the presence of liquidity constraints.
Original languageEnglish
Peer-reviewed scientific journalThe Scandinavian Journal of Economics
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)123-134
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 01.03.2000
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article - refereed


  • 511 Economics
  • Self-employment
  • entrepreneurs
  • Liquidity constraints

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