Entrepreneurship Analysis from a Human Population Surveys’ Perspective

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


This paper tries to collect, describe and evaluate all the potential statistical sources—each pursuing different goals—in order to study self-employment in Spain. The improvement of traditional databases together with the recent incorporation of new statistical sources is bolstering the knowledge of today’s labour market, self-employment included. Although the available information might be considered accurate for reaching the goals of each source, the information becomes incomplete and even erratic if we intend to analyse entrepreneurial activity by it.


Entrepreneurial Activity Discrete Choice Model Duration Model Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Unemployment Spell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • José María Millán
    • 1
  • Concepción Román
  • Emilio Congregado
  1. 1.Universidad de HuelvaSpain

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