Cover: Self-employment Among Older U.S. Workers

Self-employment Among Older U.S. Workers

Published in: Monthly Labor Review, v. 127, no. 7, July 2004, p. 24-47

Posted on rand.org 2004

by Lynn A. Karoly, Julie Zissimopoulos

The 1990s showed a downward trend in self-employment rates, however, the fact that self-employment rates rise at older ages and that the baby-boom cohort is approaching retirement suggests that demographics alone may halt or reverse that trend.

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