Using Survival Models with Individual Data

  • Juan Antonio Máñez
  • María Engracia Rochina
  • Juan Antonio Sanchis
Part of the International Studies In Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 16)


Since there exists in this literature a common interest to unravel the sources of both permanence in the self-employment status and firm survival, the present chapter is devoted to provide guidelines to applied researchers about which methods are suitable for any particular application related to self-employment and firm survival. Further, it should be noted that the econometric analysis of survival (duration) is a very wide field, and that the modest aim of the following sections in this chapter is to introduce the reader to such kind of econometric analysis.


Hazard Rate Hazard Function Unobserved Heterogeneity Baseline Hazard Duration Dependence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Antonio Máñez
    • 1
  • María Engracia Rochina
  • Juan Antonio Sanchis
  1. 1.University of Valencia, and LINEEXValenciaSpain

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