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Risk attitudes and informal employment in a developing economy

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  • John Bennett

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  • Matthew Gould

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  • Matthew Rablen

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O17, J23, D81 Copyright Bennett et al.; licensee Springer. 2012

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Article provided by Springer in its journal IZA Journal of Labor & Development.

Volume (Year): 1 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (December)
Pages: 1-17

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Keywords: Risk attitudes; Informality; Self employment;

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  8. Deshingkar, Priya & Akter, Shaheen, 2009. "Migration and Human Development in India," MPRA Paper 19193, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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