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Street Vendors: Exploitation by the State


  • Shailly Arora
  • Aoneha Tagore


Street vendors are those millions of people who come to cities as economic refugees hoping to provide basic necessities for their families.They are the main distribution channels for a large variety of products of daily consumption such as fruits and vegetables amongst many. Sometimes their prices on the incredible variety of products are far lower than those prevailing in the established markets. This paper is about the sad state of the vendors who have not been allowed to resume their trade for weeks or months citing space crunch in public places because of them.[Working Paper No. 17]

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  • Shailly Arora & Aoneha Tagore, 2010. "Street Vendors: Exploitation by the State," Working Papers id:2566, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2566
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