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Ecuador : The Faces of Informality (Las Caras de La Informalidad)

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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 13252.

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    Keywords: Social Protections and Labor - Labor Markets Finance and Financial Sector Development - Microfinance Finance and Financial Sector Development - Debt Markets Finance and Financial Sector Development - Access to Finance Small Scale Enterprise Industry;

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