Self-employment in rural England

Authors: Elaine Kempson, Michael White
Funded by: Countryside Agency
Published by: Countryside Agency
Publication date: November 2002

The overall aim of this project was to analyse the extent and nature of self-employment in rural areas. The specific research objectives for the study were:

The project involved secondary analysis of data from the Family Resources Survey. It also drew upon the findings of a linked study looking at movement in and out of low income in rural England.

The study was conducted in collaboration with the Policy Studies Institute during 2001.

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