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Inter- and Intra-household Linkages Between the Informal and Formal Sector: A Case Study for Urban Burkina Faso

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  • Grimm, Michael
  • Gunther, Isabel

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number RP2005/14.

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Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: 2005
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2005-14

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Keywords: informal labour market; dual economy; poverty; pro-poor growth;

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  1. Menno Pradhan & Arthur Van Soest, 1997. "Household Labor Supply In Urban Areas Of Bolivia," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 79(2), pages 300-310, May.
  2. Stark, Oded, 1982. "On modelling the informal sector," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 10(5), pages 413-416, May.
  3. Azam, Jean-Paul, 2004. "Poverty and Growth in the WAEMU after the 1994 Devaluation," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  4. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Canagarajah, Sudharshan & Raju, Dhushyanth, 2001. "The informal sector revisited : a synthesis across space and time," Social Protection Discussion Papers 23308, The World Bank.
  5. Maloney, William F, 1999. "Does Informality Imply Segmentation in Urban Labor Markets? Evidence from Sectoral Transitions in Mexico," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 13(2), pages 275-302, May.
  6. Maloney, William, 2003. "Informality revisited," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2965, The World Bank.
  7. Jyotsna Jalan & Martin Ravallion, 1998. "Geographic Poverty Traps?," Boston University - Institute for Economic Development 86, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development.
  8. Mazumdar, Dipak, 1976. "The urban informal sector," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 4(8), pages 655-679, August.
  9. Xaba, Jantjie & Horn, Pat & Motala, Shirin & Singh, Andrea, 2002. "Informal sector in Sub-Saharan Africa," ILO Working Papers 355190, International Labour Organization.
  10. Haddad, Lawrence & Ruel, Marie T. & Garrett, James L., 1999. "Are Urban Poverty and Undernutrition Growing? Some Newly Assembled Evidence," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(11), pages 1891-1904, November.
  11. Fields, Gary S., 1975. "Rural-urban migration, urban unemployment and underemployment, and job-search activity in LDCs," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 2(2), pages 165-187, June.
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  1. 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.
  2. Ilhom Abdulloev & Ira N. Gang & John Landon-Lane, 2011. "Migration as a Substitute for Informal Activities: Evidence from Tajikistan," Working Papers 311, Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung (Institute for East and South-East European Studies).
  3. Dimova, Ralitza & Gang, Ira N. & Landon-Lane, John, 2011. "Revealed Informal Activity," IZA Discussion Papers 5607, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    • Ralitza Dimova & Ira N. Gang & John Landon-Lane, 2011. "Revealed Informal Activity," Working Papers 296, Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung (Institute for East and South-East European Studies).
  4. Ghani, Ejaz & O'Connell, Stephen D. & Sharma, Gunjan, 2013. "Friend or foe or family ? a tale of formal and informal plants in India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6588, The World Bank.

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