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The first decade of informal sector studies

C. M. Rogerson

The first decade of informal sector studies

review and synthesis

by C. M. Rogerson

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Published by Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa .
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    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Small business -- Developing countries.,
    • Informal sector (Economics) -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 66-91).

      StatementC.M. Rogerson.
      SeriesEnvironmental studies: occasional paper ;, no. 25, Environmental studies (University of the Witwatersrand. Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies) ;, no. 25
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2346.D43 R64 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2303094M
      ISBN 100854948988
      LC Control Number86177159
      OCLC/WorldCa25546398

      Germán Freire. Germán Freire works as a social development specialist at the World Bank, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He joined the Bank in , and has focused his work since then on safeguards and applied research related to indigenous peoples and Afro-descendants in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, including various aspects of their current status, /5. Download Limit Exceeded You have exceeded your daily download allowance.

      THE INFORMAL SECTOR. Since it was first coined in the early s, the term ‘has been informal’ used with different meanings for different purposes. Originally, it referred to a concept for analysis and policy-making. Today it is sometimes used in File Size: 2MB.   The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in , and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no .

      During the last decade, the growth rate in the sector’s employment has remained above that of the formal sector, which declined over the same period. The informal sector has seen its share in total employment rise from 16% in , to % in and 70% in Between and , employment in the sector rose by %. 3. Characterizing the informal sector Studies about developed countries The literature on the informal sector is fraught with terminological confusion (Harding and Jenkins, ). Some of the early descriptions of the informal sector are the 'bazaar-economy' and the 'firm-centered economy' (Geertz.


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emphasizing that in formal companies. The link between the labour market and the informal sector bodies of work sometimes come together around home-work and outsourcing.

More rarely, studies will look at formal-informal interactions. The ILO drew together some of these strands in a wider conceptualization of the “informalFile Size: KB. important because in many studies which use data without direct information on contract, employees are ‘assigned’ to informal sector if they work in enterprises with 5 or fewer workers.

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The 1‐2‐3 survey conducted by the National Agency of Statistics and Demography (ANSD) in File Size: KB. In accepting that these forms of productions were there to stay, scholars and some international organizations quickly took up the term informal sector (later known as the informal economy or just informality), which is credited to the British anthropologist Keith Hart in a study on Ghana published inand was coined by the International Labour Organization in a widely read study on Kenya in The concept of the “informal sector” was first coined in an International Labour Organization (ILO) study of urban labor markets in Ghana (Hart, ).

It was subsequently used in ILO reports of labor market conditions in other African cities and by the World Bank in a series ofFile Size: KB. The role of the informal sector in solid waste management in the Gama, Ghana: Challenges and opportunities.

has been replaced on 29 February after first Author: Martin Oteng-Ababio. This book explores the respective roles that specific sectors, e.g. the agricultural sector, social capital, tax policies and labour immigration, can play in this regard.

The importance of international economic relations (exports, imports, FDI, exchange rates) is analysed, in order to illustrate the nature of the economic developments and the.

The existence of an informal sector in the developed countries is compatible with important differences in the nature of informal activities across countries. Consider, for example, differences in the dynamism of informal enterprises as reflected in the difference between survival and growth of enterprises.

The Informal Sector Áureo de Paula, José A. Scheinkman. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in October NBER Program(s):Public Economics. This paper investigates the determinants of informal economic activity.

We present two equilibrium models of informality and test their implications using a survey of 48,+ small firms in Brazil. Informal economy and the World Bank (English) Abstract. Many countries have expressed an interest in the size, performance and motivation of the informal sector, especially where the informal sector provides the livelihood and employment for a critical segment of the by: 8.

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This volume is strongly evidence- and data-driven, with substantial quantitative contributions combined with qualitative findings – suitable for an era of evidence-based policy-making – and utilises several disciplinary perspectives.Tavonga Njaya “Informal Sector, Panacea to the High Unemployment in Zimbabwe?Case of Informal Sector Enterprises of Harare Metropolitan” International Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Studies V2 I2 February 99 estimated turnover of US$ billion (or percent of gross domestic product) and employed File Size: KB.The i nf orm al sector pro v ides the lo w and m iddle in co me ear n ers with prod u cts and ser v ices n ot off ered by f orm al sector of the eco no my.

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