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Emploi Et Secteur Informels En Algérie : Déterminants, Segmentation Et Mobilité De La Main-D’Œuvre

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  • Philippe ADAIR

    () (ERUDITE, Université Paris Est Créteil, France)

  • Youghourta BELLACHE

    () (ERUDITE, Université Paris Est Créteil, France)

Abstract

The informal sector in Algeria is of different approaches and informal employment is subject to indirect estimates from national employment sur-veys that are disparate. The increase in the informal sector according to the ILO results of private sector development and especially micro-enterprises. The cross-sectional analysis of a survey on a representative sample of 522 households was conducted in Bejaia (Algeria) in 2007; it identifies the determinants of the informal sector and shows that it is composite: micro-entrepreneurs come in "informal pure" and "informal hybrids. According to the twin criteria of activity within the formal vs. the informal sector and the status of salaried vs. self-employed individuals, social and occupational mobility reveals differentiated trajectories, which bring in some dynamics to the model of labour market segmentation.

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  • Philippe ADAIR & Youghourta BELLACHE, 2012. "Emploi Et Secteur Informels En Algérie : Déterminants, Segmentation Et Mobilité De La Main-D’Œuvre," Region et Developpement, Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var, vol. 35, pages 121-149.
  • Handle: RePEc:tou:journl:v:35:y:2012:p:121-149
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    1. Hammouda, Nacer-Eddine, 2006. "Secteur et emploi informels en Algérie : définitions, mesures et méthodes d’estimation
      [Informal sector and employment in Ageria : definition, measure and estimation methods]
      ," MPRA Paper 58733, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Isabelle Bensidoun & Ali Souag, 2013. "Emploi informel en Algérie : caractéristiques et raisons d'être," Working Papers halshs-00965775, HAL.
    2. Souag, Ali & Assaad, Ragui, 2017. "The Impact of the Action Plan for Promoting Employment and Combating Unemployment on Employment Informality in Algeria," IZA Discussion Papers 10966, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Philippe Adair & Youghourta Bellache, 2014. "Labour mobility and the informal sector in Algeria: a cross-sectional comparison (2007-2012)," TEPP Working Paper 2014-07, TEPP.
    4. Ali Souag & Ragui Assaad, 2017. "The Impact of the Action Plan For Promoting Employment and Combating Unemployment on Employment Informality in Algeria," Working Papers 1161, Economic Research Forum, revised 12 Jun 2017.

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    Keywords

    INFORMAL SECTOR; LABOR MARKET SEGMENTATION; LOGIT; MICRO-ENTERPRISES; SOCIAL AND OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY;

    JEL classification:

    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • C31 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions; Social Interaction Models
    • J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
    • J62 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Job, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion
    • N47 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - Africa; Oceania
    • O17 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Formal and Informal Sectors; Shadow Economy; Institutional Arrangements

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