HEC in the Press

The Advantages and Challenges of Being Self- Employed

Wsj.com, 18 April 2014

Like with all things, there are many pros and cons to being self-employed. A 2008 study by Thomas Astebro, professor at HEC Paris, and Jing Chen and Peter Thompson from Florida International University, showed that those most likely to gain from self-employment are “stars and misfits” who feel held back in large organizations. 

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