Entrepreneurial Human Capital: Essays of Measurement and Empirical Evidence

  • Emilio Congregado
  • Mónica Carmona
  • Concepción Román
Part of the International Studies In Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 16)


The aim of this paper is to survey the evidence on the relationship between self-employment and human capital from two fields in particular, economics of self-employment and empirical research on growth, emphasising in the sensibility of results to proxies used to capture education. Although, the emphasis is very much on education, rather than on any broader concept of human capital -due to the difficulties to capture other mechanisms of human capital accumulation- other concepts are also considered.


Human Capital Labour Force Survey Human Capital Accumulation Entrepreneurship Education Intergenerational Transfer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emilio Congregado
    • 1
  • Mónica Carmona
  • Concepción Román
  1. 1.University of HuelvaSpain

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