Formalizing the Informal Economy: Womenâ€™s Autonomous Self-Employment in Rural South India
AbstractThis paper considers the effects of contemporary restructuring of women and menâ€™s employment in rural south India alongside ongoing efforts to recast Indiaâ€™s poor rural women as entrepreneurs. This study takes advantage of data from the year 2000 in the Indian National Sample Survey (NSS). [DSA Conference 2009: The new and old institutionalisms in development - testing and expanding their adequacy]. URL:[http://www.devstud.org.uk/aqadmin/media/uploads/4ab780381a04b_5-watson-dsa09.pdf].
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self-employment; informal economy; Womenâ€™s autonomous; rural south India; gender-specific; caste; class; religion; adjusted probit model; age-group; menâ€™s employment; men; gender equality; labour markets; labour markets;
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