Is the Informal Sector Constrained from the Demand Side? Evidence for Six West African Capitals
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- Böhme, Marcus & Thiele, Rainer, 2012. "Is the Informal Sector Constrained from the Demand Side? Evidence for Six West African Capitals," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(7), pages 1369-1381.
- Thiele, Rainer & Böhme, Marcus, 2011. "Is the Informal Sector Constrained from the Demand Side? Evidence for Six West African Capitals," Open Access Publications from Kiel Institute for the World Economy 48307, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
- Böhme, Marcus & Thiele, Rainer, 2011. "Is the informal sector constrained from the demand side? Evidence for six West African capitals," Kiel Working Papers 1683, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
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KeywordsInformal sector; formal-informal linkages; Engel curve estimates; West Africa;
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
- O17 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Formal and Informal Sectors; Shadow Economy; Institutional Arrangements
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AFR-2011-07-27 (Africa)
- NEP-ALL-2011-07-27 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-2011-07-27 (Development)
- NEP-IUE-2011-07-27 (Informal & Underground Economics)
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