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July 2004, Vol. 127, No. 7
Self-employment in the United States: an update
Economist, Division of Labor Force Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Self-employment continues to be an important source of jobs in the United States; as in the past, the incidence of self-employment continues to be highest among men, whites, older workers, and in agriculture, construction, and services industries.
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