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Late-Life Career Choice: The Antecedents of Self-Employment Interest for Older Workers

Caines, Valerie Dawn


Workforce ageing has stimulated research interest in entrepreneurship in later life. For older workers, self-employment is an important alternative to waged employment. The literature addressing entrepreneurial motivation has mainly examined young cohorts, and less is known about how age-related factors intersect with entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurial motivation in later life is multifaceted, involving a social transaction whereby entrepreneurial interest is developed in a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d690a3c52589
Access Rights: Open Access


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