Accession Number PB2013-103918
Title Changes in Self-Employment: 2010-2011. American Community Survey Briefs.
Publication Date Dec 2012
Media Count 6p
Personal Author C. Layne
Abstract From December 2007 to June 2009, the United States experienced an economic recession followed by a recovery year in 2010. In this brief, we examine changes in self-employment from 2010 to 2011 for the United States as a whole, the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Self-employment includes individuals working in incorporated and nonincorporated businesses, this brief considers changes in both types of self-employment. In addition, we examine changes in total employment from 2010 to 2011 for these same geographies. Finally, we compare the demographic, social, and economic characteristics of incorporated and nonincorporated self-employed workers in 2011.
Keywords Businesses
Characteristics
Economic recession
Individuals
Self-employment


 
Source Agency Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census
NTIS Subject Category 91J - Economic Studies
43B - Economic & Community Development
96A - Domestic Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
Corporate Author Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1309
Contract Number N/A

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