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Die Rolle des informellen Sektors in der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung Argentiniens
[The role of the informal sector in the economic development of Argentina]

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  • Schröter, Lars

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This paper gives a wide introduction in the problematic of the informal sector / informal economy and analyzes its causes and effects in Argentina. The analysis of the development of the informal sector starts in the 1980s. The focus lies in the 1990s and the beginning of the 2000s where the increase of the informal sector was especially pronounced. Furthermore the paper describes how the politics are dealing with the complex of problems and point out, which areas are special needs for actions.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 11661.

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Date of creation: 01 Aug 2008
Date of revision: 14 Nov 2008
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:11661

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Keywords: informal sector; informal economy; informal; sector; argentina; economy; economia; econimia informal;

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