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Laws or luck? Understanding rising formality in Brazil in the 2000s

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  • Berg, Janine

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Analyzes the causes for the decline in informality in Brazil during the decade of the 2000s. Illustrates the importance of public policy, both at the macroeconomic and micro level in influencing the labour market.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 43608.

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Date of creation: 2010
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:43608

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Keywords: informality; labour market; Brazil;

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  1. Frenkel, Roberto & Ros, Jaime, 2006. "Unemployment and the real exchange rate in Latin America," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 631-646, April.
  2. Guilherme Delgado & Ana Carolina Querino & André Campos & Fábio Vaz & Leonardo Rangel & Matheus Stivali, 2007. "Avaliação do Simples: Implicações à Formalização Previdenciária," Discussion Papers 1277, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA.
  3. Neri, Marcelo Cortes & Moura, Rodrigo Leandro de, 2005. "La institucionalidad del salario mínimo en Brasil," Economics Working Papers (Ensaios Economicos da EPGE) 607, FGV/EPGE Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  4. David KUCERA & Leanne RONCOLATO, 2008. "Informal employment: Two contested policy issues," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 147(4), pages 321-348, December.
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  1. Keifman, Saul N. & Maurizio, Roxana, 2012. "Changes in Labour Market Conditions and Policies: Their Impact on Wage Inequality during the Last Decade," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Bertranou, Fabio & Casanova, Luis & Sarabia, Marianela, 2013. "How, Why and in What Sectors Employment Informality Decreased in Argentina from 2003 to 2012," MPRA Paper 47467, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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