Self-employment in Canada and the United States - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 75-001-X19990034685


Considerable attention has been paid in recent years to self-employment in Canada, especially to workers' reasons for choosing this option. Have they been "pushed" by lack of full-time paid jobs or "pulled" by the positive benefits of self-employment? This article looks at the characteristics of the self-employed and the growth of self-employment in Canada and the United States.

Issue Number: 1999003
Author(s): Manser, Marilyn E.; Picot, Garnett
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PDFSeptember 1, 1999