A Multidimensional Perspective of Poverty, and its Relation with the Informal Labor Market: An Application to Ecuadorian and Turkish Data
AbstractIn this paper, we study the links between time use, informal labor market, and poverty measures in two countries that strongly differ on their level of development, by means of a multidimensional poverty index, and a bivariate probit model to assess the changes in the joint probability of working in the informal sector while being considered poor.
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Date of creation: Mar 2013
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Poverty; informality; time use.;
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- NEP-ALL-2013-05-11 (All new papers)
- NEP-ARA-2013-05-11 (MENA - Middle East & North Africa)
- NEP-IUE-2013-05-11 (Informal & Underground Economics)
- NEP-LAM-2013-05-11 (Central & South America)
- NEP-LTV-2013-05-11 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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