ASSESSEMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING SELF EMPLOYMENT IN DEBRE BERHAN CITY ADMINISTIRATION Print

Robindro Singh Nongmaithem[1], Tadele Muluken Akalu[2]

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess factors affecting self-employment in Debre Berhan City Administration; in particular, the study focuses on factors affecting the decision to be self-employed.  The research used mixed design, to be covered by the survey; four kebeles were selected using simple random sampling methods. The required sample sizes of 302 were drawn from 4 kebeles. The data required for this study were obtained from primary and secondary sources. The primary data were collected from self-employed and Key Informants (KII) from Trade Industry and Marketing Development Department. The questionnaire had three parts, background information of the respondents, likert question and unstructured questions for the interview. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The findings of the study showed that working premises, accesses to finance; motivation and training were critical problems. To alleviate the problems the study concluded by recommending the government body, financial institutions ,universities and colleges in providing appropriate working places, facilitating financial access, provision of training enhancing the intension of students towards  self employment. Finally, the findings of this study could help the formulation of policies and strategies to facilitate and enhancing self-employment and reduction of unemployment in Debre Berhan City Administration.

Key words: self-employment, unemployment, Debre Berhan City Administration

1 Dr. Robindro Singh Nongmaithem, Department of Accounting and Finance, College of Business and Economics, Debre Berhan University. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

 

2 Tadele Muluken Akalu, Department of Management, College of Business and Economics, Debre Berhan University. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cite this article:
Singh Nongmaithem Robindro , Muluken Akalu Tadele. ASSESSEMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING SELF EMPLOYMENT IN DEBRE BERHAN CITY ADMINISTIRATION. Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences, vol.12, no.2:154-176, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2019-no2-art9

Digital Object Identifier(DOI): http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2019-no2-art9

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