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Source: Small Business Administration (U.S.)
Resulting in 2 citations.
1. Abe, Yasuyo
Betesh, Hannah
Datta, Atreyee Rupa
A Longitudinal Analysis of Early Self-employment in the NLSYs
Small Business Administration Research Summary 367, August 2010.
Also: http://www.sba.gov/advo/research/rs367.pdf
Cohort(s): NLSY79, NLSY97
Publisher: U.S. Small Business Administration
Keyword(s): Career Patterns; Entrepreneurship; Family Background; Family Characteristics; Intergenerational Patterns/Transmission; Self-Employed Workers; Small Business (Owner/Employer); Work Histories

While the existing literature on self-employment offers a wealth of information on the characteristics of self-employed workers at a single point in time, to date few studies have taken workers' patterns of self-employment as their unit of analysis. Few studies describe how involvement in self-employment is changing for the new generation of workers. The purpose of this research is to provide policy-relevant analysis of the characteristics and career paths of those Americans who have chosen self-employment. Specifically, this study will (a) provide new empirical findings regarding the dynamics of self-employment that underpin individual entrepreneurship during early adult work life; and (b) document generational changes in self-employment patterns in early adult work life between two cohorts born in the second half of the 20th century.To address these research issues, this study utilizes two National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, the 1979 Cohort (NLSY79) and the 1997 Cohort (NLSY97), which offer extensive information on economic activity, as well as data on personal and family backgrounds, and allow detailed longitudinal investigation of self-employment activities.
Bibliography Citation
Abe, Yasuyo, Hannah Betesh and Atreyee Rupa Datta. "A Longitudinal Analysis of Early Self-employment in the NLSYs." Small Business Administration Research Summary 367, August 2010.
2. Hope, John B.
Mackin, Patrick C.
The Relationship Between Employee Turnover and Employee Compensation in Small Business
Small Business Administration Research Summary 308, July 2007.
Also: http://www.sba.gov/advo/research/rs308.pdf
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: U.S. Small Business Administration
Keyword(s): Benefits; Firm Size; Job Turnover; Small Business (Owner/Employer); Wage Effects

This study explores the relationship between employee turnover and firm size as it relates to compensation using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY). The purpose of this study is to examine whether employee turnover differences between small and large firms are the result of differences in wages and benefits or of some form of self-selection where employees of small businesses are simply more prone to high turnover rates than those in larger firms.
Bibliography Citation
Hope, John B. and Patrick C. Mackin. "The Relationship Between Employee Turnover and Employee Compensation in Small Business." Small Business Administration Research Summary 308, July 2007.