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Development policies in the presence of an informal sector: A note

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  • Manjusri Bandyopadhyay
  • Manas Gupta

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  • Manjusri Bandyopadhyay & Manas Gupta, 1995. "Development policies in the presence of an informal sector: A note," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 61(3), pages 301-315, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:61:y:1995:i:3:p:301-315
    DOI: 10.1007/BF01258623
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    8. Titas Bandopadhyay, 2005. "On-The-Job Search, Urban Informal Sector And The Development Policies-A General Equilibrium Analysis," GE, Growth, Math methods 0511004, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    9. Bandopadhyay, Titas Kumar, 2006. "Should informal sector be subsidised?," MPRA Paper 1775, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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