Characteristics of the Workers in the Urban InformalSector of Pakistan
The urban informal sector of Pakistan is both large and growing rapidly, covering host of different activities. To understand the development-oriented and job-promoting character of the informal sector, it is useful to have knowledge about the characteristics of self-employed, who manage and promote this sector. This report analyses the basic characteristics of self-employed and the factors, which influence their decision to start an informal sector enterprise. The knowledge about the characteristics and the factors contributing in decision-making has been utilized by this report to suggest a set of policies to policy-makers who wants to work out a programme of self-employment promotion.
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- Ayaz Ahmed, 1998. "Stock Market Interl inkages in Emerging Markets," PIDE-Working Papers 1998:159, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
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