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Kleingewerbe in Entwicklungsländern : Bedeutung, Beschränkungen, Förderansätze


  • Wolfgang Schneider-Barthold


Das Kleingewerbe, das Teilzeitaktivitäten einzelner Personen ebenso einschließt wie Betriebe mit bis zu neun Mitarbeitern, ist in den meisten Entwicklungsländern, gemessen am Beitrag zur Beschäftigung und zum Bruttoinlandsprodukt, der wichtigste Wirtschaftssektor nach der Landwirtschaft. Trotz der großen sozial- und wirtschaftspolitischen Bedeutung müssen die Kleingewerbetreibenden in fast allen Entwicklungsländern in einem Umfeld arbeiten, das zumindest als hemmend, oft sogar als feindlich zu bezeichnen ist. Diesen ungünstigen Rahmenbedingungen muß auch in entwicklungspolitischen Fördermaßnahmen Rechnung getragen werden.

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  • Wolfgang Schneider-Barthold, 1998. "Kleingewerbe in Entwicklungsländern : Bedeutung, Beschränkungen, Förderansätze," ifo Schnelldienst, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 51(34-35), pages 56-62, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:ces:ifosdt:v:51:y:1998:i:34-35:p:56-62

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