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Informal labour markets and development

Author: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis; S M Ravi Kanbur; World Institute for Development Economics Research.; Sweden. Expert Group on Development Issues.
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Series: Studies in development economics and policy.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Informal Labour Markets and Development' presents research on the informal labour markets of developing countries. Examining the critical role of informal labour markets in allowing countries to adjust successfully to the forces of globalization, this volume also brings to the fore a number of problems.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Congresses
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.
ISBN: 1403987556 9781403987556
OCLC Number: 64596015
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 p. : ill. ; 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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'Informal Labour Markets and Development' presents research on the informal labour markets of developing countries. Examining the critical role of informal labour markets in allowing countries to adjust successfully to the forces of globalization, this volume also brings to the fore a number of problems.

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