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Lurking in the shadows: the informal sector and government policy

  • Ihrig, Jane
  • Moe, Karine S.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

Volume (Year): 73 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 541-557

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Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:73:y:2004:i:2:p:541-557
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  1. Rauch, James E., 1991. "Modelling the informal sector formally," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(1), pages 33-47, January.
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