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Towards a better integration of the informal sector: three empirical essays on the interaction between formal and informal firms in Egypt and beyond

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  • Manon Domingues Dos Santos
  • Boris Najman

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  • Nesma Mohamed Ali

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  • Nesma Mohamed Ali, 2017. "Towards a better integration of the informal sector: three empirical essays on the interaction between formal and informal firms in Egypt and beyond," Erudite Ph.D Dissertations, Erudite, number ph17-05 edited by Manon Domingues Dos Santos & Boris Najman.
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