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|Genre/Form:||Conference papers and proceedings
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis; S M Ravi Kanbur; World Institute for Development Economics Research.; Sweden. Expert Group on Development Issues.
|Notes:||"Originally presented at a conference organized in Helsinki in September 2004 by the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER) in collaboration with the Expert Group on Development Issues (EGDI) at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs"--Foreword.|
|Description:||xviii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Globalization, reform and the informal sector / Sugata Marjit and Dibyendu s. Maiti --
Trade reforms and informalization: getting behind jobless growth in India / Anushree Sinha and Christopher Adam --
Evasive reform: informalization in a liberalized economy with wage-setting unions / Indraneel Dasgupta and Sugata Marjit --
Township and village enterprises and employment generation in China / Guanghua Wan and Yuchun Zhu --
The informal sector during crisis and transition / Ralitza Dimova, Ira N. Gang and John S. Landon-Lane --
An investigation of the labour market earnings in deprived areas: evaluating the sources of earning differentials in the slums / João Pedro W. de Azevedo --
Urban informal sector and networks: a case study of Delhi slum dwellers / Arup Mitra --
Inter- and intra-household linkages between the informal and formal sectors: a case study for urban burkina faso / Michael Grimm and Isabel Gunther --
Skill requirements, earnings and labour demand in Nigeria's urban informal sector / Sam O. Olofin and Abiodun O. Folawevwo --
Survival strategy and the importance of the informal sector for urban poor families: a case study of jakarta / Tulus Tambunan --
Public policies to promote productive occupation and increase formality among the moderate poor: the Mexican agenda / Eduardo Sojo and Roberto Villarreal.
|Series Title:||Studies in development economics and policy.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Ravi Kanbur.|
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