Why did r start business
Variable: whybiz
Module:
Self Employment
Subject:
Business
,
Corporations
,
Employment
,
Job
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

All in all, would you say you started, or are starting, your business because you saw an opportunity or you started it out of necessity?
IF R HAS MORE THAN ONE BUSINESS/FARM/PARTNERSHIP, ASK ABOUT THE PRIMARY BUSINESS THEY ARE INVOLVED IN.

Year Availability
Available in 1 of 32 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 You started it because you came across an opportunity
2 You started it because it was a necessity
3 Both (volunteered)
8 Dont know
0 Not applicable
2008
157
59
31
3
1773
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 247
Missing cases 62219