11, 2007, 11:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Washington, D.C. Area
HUDSON INSTITUTE CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT POLICY AND
THE DINGMAN CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
What Makes An Entrepreneur?
Educational Attainment and Other Characteristics of the Self-Employed
Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center
Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Chad Moutray and Bruce Phillips
Chad Moutray,Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Bruce Phillips
1015 15th Street, N.W., 6th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005
Chad Moutray, chief economist for the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, discussed his new paper, “Educational Attainment and Other Characteristics of the Self-Employed”. He presented evidence that education is a strong predictor of self-employment and discussed the importance of other characteristics: wealth, military experience, age, marital status, race, and Internet usage. Bruce Phillips, senior fellow in Regulatory Studies at the NFIB Research Foundation commented. Diana Furchtgott-Roth, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute Center for Employment Policy, moderated the discussion.
Chad Moutray, Small Business Administration
Bruce Phillips, National Federation of Independent Business Research Foundation
Moderator: Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Hudson Institute Center for Employment Policy
To request information, please contact Hudson Institute at 202.974.6451 or e-mail Abrown@hudson.org.
Hudson’s Center for Employment Policy is grateful to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for the support of this program.