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Devenir auto-entrepreneur: un travail de conversion? Le cas des jeunes diplômés

Abstract : This article presents the use of the new French fiscal regime for small scale business: the self-entrepreneur plan. It focuses on young graduates entering the job market by registering to this plan. In the analysis of the respondents’ discourse, this article reveals the multiple uses and meanings of this plan. They have created an identity for themselves and for others as they navigate through employment, activity, independence and professionalism. Three ideal-typical patterns of the young graduates’ social uses of the self-entrepreneur plan are identified and discussed in this article: the ‘independent salaried’, the ‘entrepreneurial unemployed’ and the ‘converted independent’. This categorization helps to understand the processes of what appears to be a conversion to self-entrepreneurship. Faced with this entrepreneurial mandate, each young graduate reacts differently: rejection, adoption or conversion.
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Elsa Vivant. Devenir auto-entrepreneur: un travail de conversion? Le cas des jeunes diplômés. Socio-économie du travail (Economies et Sociétés), 2016, Etre entrepreneur de soi-même, l'auto-emploi, pp.61-93. ⟨halshs-01563852⟩



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