Self-employed workers perception in pandemic


  • Jos´é Luis Bustelo ESERP Business School and Law



This article aims to show the research results, to find out the perception that self-employed workers have regarding the economic measures adopted in Spain. For this, in the theoretical framework, the economic measures adopted by the Executive have been addressed. In the empirical framework, a study was carried out using a survey answered by 2,835 self-employed workers in Spanish territory. 45.30% of the self-employed workers consider the Government is not doing anything. It is worth noting the finding that, at 83% of the total, it only has one more month of liquidity to face its debts.


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2020-08-16 — Updated on 2020-09-10


How to Cite

Bustelo, J. L. (2020). Self-employed workers perception in pandemic . Dimensión Empresarial, 18(3). (Original work published August 16, 2020)