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Informal sector in Sub-Saharan Africa

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  • Xaba, Jantjie
  • Horn, Pat
  • Motala, Shirin
  • Singh, Andrea
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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 355190.

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    Length: 52 pages
    Date of creation: 2002
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    Publication status: Published in Employment paper : working paper on the informal economy
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:355190

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    Keywords: informal economy; Africa south of Sahara; definition; economic evaluation; employment; women workers; child labour; workers rights; entrepreneur; microenterprise; microfinance; social security; occupational safety; occupational safety; trade union; case study; statistical table; économie informelle; Afrique au sud du Sahara; définition; évaluation économique; emploi; travailleuses; travail des enfants; droits des travailleurs; entrepreneur; micro entreprise; microfinance; sécurité sociale; sécurité du travail; sécurité du travail; syndicat; étude de cas; tableau statistique; economía informal; Africa al sur del Sahara; definición; evaluación económica; empleo; trabajadoras; trabajo infantil; derechos de los trabajadores; empresario; microempresa; microfinanciamiento; seguridad social; seguridad en el trabajo; seguridad en el trabajo; sindicato; estudio de casos; cuadros estadísticos;

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    4. Pius Simon, 1998. "Informal Responses to Crises of Urban Employment: An Investigation into the Structure and Relevance of Small-scale Informal Retailing in Kaduna, Nigeria," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(6), pages 547-557.
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    Cited by:
    1. Kingdon, Geeta Gandhi & Knight, John, 2004. "Unemployment in South Africa: The Nature of the Beast," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 391-408, March.
    2. Böhme, Marcus & Thiele, Rainer, 2012. "Is the Informal Sector Constrained from the Demand Side? Evidence for Six West African Capitals," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(7), pages 1369-1381.
    3. Esther K. Ishengoma & Robert Kappel, 2006. "Economic Growth and Poverty: Does Formalisation of Informal Enterprises Matter?," GIGA Working Paper Series 20, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies.
    4. Dilip Ratha & William Shaw, 2007. "South-South Migration and Remittances," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 6733, October.
    5. Mehrotra, Santosh & Biggeri, Mario, 2005. "Can industrial outwork enhance homeworkers' capabilities? Evidence from clusters in South Asia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 33(10), pages 1735-1757, October.
    6. Grimm, Michael & Gunther, Isabel, 2005. "Inter- and Intra-household Linkages Between the Informal and Formal Sector: A Case Study for Urban Burkina Faso," Working Paper Series RP2005/14, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

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