Jóvenes y emprendedoresLas preferencias por el autoempleo de los jóvenes en España

  1. Rodolfo Gutiérrez 1
  2. Vanesa Rodríguez 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Oviedo

    Universidad de Oviedo

    Oviedo, España

    ROR https://ror.org/006gksa02

Revista del Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social: Revista del Ministerio de Trabajo, Migraciones y Seguridad Social

ISSN: 2254-3295

Datum der Publikation: 2016

Titel der Ausgabe: Economia y Sociología

Nummer: 121

Seiten: 37-64

Art: Artikel

Andere Publikationen in: Revista del Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social: Revista del Ministerio de Trabajo, Migraciones y Seguridad Social


Young people are a group of special interest in the Spanish labour market, not only because of the current insertion problems but also due to their potential as a labour force now and in the future. The main aim of this article is to analyse young people’s attitudes towards entrepreneurship, especially their preferences for self-employment as opposed to working for somebody else and the relationship between these preferences and actually finding and developing self-employment. This analysis is mainly based upon the data from study nº 2,938 prepared by the Sociological Research Centre (CIS) in 2012 and entitled «Young people’s attitudes towards entrepreneurship». The entrepreneurship activity indicators confirm young people’s low participation, yet also indicate that young people rate this kind of activity highly and are in favour of it. The preference for entrepreneurship is much more widespread than the actual intention to become self-employed; only one in ten young people who state that they prefer it have started to make arrangements to set up a business, have their own businesses or have had them. The results obtained could help to profile in a better way, the policies that support entrepreneurship.

Informationen zur Finanzierung

La realización de esta investigación se ha beneficiado de una Ayuda para Investigación y Formación 2014 del Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS).

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