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Globalization and the informal economy : how global trade and investment impact on the working poor

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  • Carr, Marilyn
  • Chen, Martha Alter
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    Examines the impact of globalization on those who work in the informal economy, with a special emphasis on women workers and producers.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 354172.

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    Length: 24 pages
    Date of creation: 2002
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    Publication status: Published in Working paper on the informal economy
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:354172

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    Keywords: informal economy; employment; women workers; globalization; trade liberalization; developing countries; low income; export promotion; employment opportunity; working conditions; illustration; économie informelle; emploi; travailleuses; mondialisation; libéralisation des échanges; pays en développement; faible revenu; promotion des exportations; possibilités d'emploi; conditions de travail; illustration; economía informal; empleo; trabajadoras; globalización; liberalización del intercambio; países en desarrollo; bajos ingresos; promoción de exportaciones; oportunidades de empleo; condiciones de trabajo; ilustración;

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    Cited by:
    1. Lahimer, Noomen, 2009. "La contribution des investissements directs étrangers à la réduction de la pauvreté en Afrique subsaharienne," Economics Thesis from University Paris Dauphine, Paris Dauphine University, number 123456789/1167 edited by Goaied, Mohamed & Bienaymé, Alain.
    2. Peter Nunnenkamp & Rainer Schweickert & Manfred Wiebelt, 2007. "Distributional Effects of FDI: How the Interaction of FDI and Economic Policy Affects Poor Households in Bolivia," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 25(4), pages 429-450, 07.
    3. Lahimer, Noomen, 2009. "Les IDE et le triangle « Croissance-Inégalités- Pauvreté » dans les pays en voie de développement," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine 123456789/5548, Paris Dauphine University.
    4. Arslan Razmi, 2009. "Can the HOSS framework help shed light on the simultaneous growth of inequality and informalization in developing countries?," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer, vol. 145(2), pages 361-372, July.
    5. Rosaria Burchielli & Donna M. Buttigieg & Annie Delaney, 2006. "Mapping as Organizing: An analysis of how homeworkers are using mapping as an organizing tool," Working Papers 2006.05, School of Economics, La Trobe University.
    6. Arslan Razmi, 2007. "Integration, Informalization, and Income Gaps in Developing Countries: Some General Equilibrium Explorations in Light of Accumulating Evidence," UMASS Amherst Economics Working Papers 2007-06, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics.
    7. Arslan Razmi, 2006. "Aspects of Informalization and Income Distribution in Developing Countries: A Modified Specific Factors Approach," UMASS Amherst Economics Working Papers 2006-03, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics.

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