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Dependent Self-Employment

Workers on the Border between Employment and Self-Employment


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About this book


This book investigates work relationships on the border between employment and self-employment. Bringing together economic, sociological and legal research approaches, it analyses why firms deploy dependent self-employed workers, why individuals supply this form of work and by which informal and formal mechanism dependency is created.


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  1. 1.Vienna University of Economics and Business AdministrationAustria

About the authors

ULRIKE MUEHLBERGER is a Lecturer in Economics at the Vienna University of Economics & Business Administration, Austria, from where she gained a PhD in Economics. She also holds a PhD in Sociology from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

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