Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2017

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The publication is produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme based on official statistics. The 2017 edition features a new trends chapter, which also introduces recent developments related to the emergence of the "gig economy" and the use of digital tools by micro-enterprises.

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Gender differences in self-employment rates

In OECD economies, one in ten employed women is self-employed, almost half the rate of self-employed men (17%). During the past ten years, however, the gap between male and female self-employment rates has closed in almost every country, and particularly so in Iceland, New Zealand and Turkey.

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