Be Your Own Boss, Earn Less?

Today, almost 10% of American workers are self-employed--reflecting a trend toward independence and entrepreneurship bolstered by increased labor market turbulence over the past decade. Some have struck out on their own simply to stay afloat after being laid off, others to gain flexibility and autonomy, and still others to pursue the American dream of upward mobility.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.