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Work and Wellbeing in Informal Economies: The Regulative Roles of Institutions of Identity and the State

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The larger part of the economy in most developing countries is outside the regulative control of the state. When defined in this way, it has two types of expression: first, self-employment (with some wage-work) in unregistered or unincorporated small enterprises; second, unregistered and unregulated activity and workers inside and around large registered organizations such as firms, public sector enterprises, and the state itself. This paper reviews the literature, mainly but not exclusively ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Oriental Studies
Role:
Author
Journal:
WORLD DEVELOPMENT
Volume:
38
Issue:
2
Pages:
170-183
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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ISSN:
0305-750X
URN:
uuid:e95fd527-4a58-4e67-b949-5b29ea459a1b
Source identifiers:
297153
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pubs:297153

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