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Is Informal Normal? : Towards More and Better Jobs in Developing Countries

By: Publishing, OECD.
Contributor(s): Centre, OECD Development.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Development Centre Studies: Publisher: Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2009Description: 1 online resource (167 p.).ISBN: 9789264059245.Subject(s): Informal sector (Economics) -- Developing countries | Informal sector (Economics) | Labor market -- Developing countries | Labor marketGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Is Informal Normal? : Towards More and Better Jobs in Developing CountriesDDC classification: 331.0413 LOC classification: HD5852.I83 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Preliminaries; CONTENTS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; CHAPTER ONE Employment, Poverty Reduction and Development: What's New?; CHAPTER TWO Concepts, Measurement and Trends; CHAPTER THREE Persisting Informal Employment: What Explains It?; CHAPTER FOUR Women in Informal Employment: What Do We Know; CHAPTER FIVE Moving Out of Bad Jobs - More Mobility, More Opportunity; CHAPTER SIX Dealing With Informal Employment: Towards a Three-Pronged
Summary: The informal sector deprives states of revenues and workers of social protection. It also, however, frequently constitutes the most dynamic part of the economy and creates massive employment. Informal employment is ubiquitous and growing. The financial crisis that began in 2008 has made the management of informal employment even more challenging.  Responding to this emerging challenge is critical, not only for the well being of millions of workers but also for social development. Is Informal Normal? provides evidence for policy makers on how to deal with this issue of crucial importance for de
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Preliminaries; CONTENTS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; CHAPTER ONE Employment, Poverty Reduction and Development: What's New?; CHAPTER TWO Concepts, Measurement and Trends; CHAPTER THREE Persisting Informal Employment: What Explains It?; CHAPTER FOUR Women in Informal Employment: What Do We Know; CHAPTER FIVE Moving Out of Bad Jobs - More Mobility, More Opportunity; CHAPTER SIX Dealing With Informal Employment: Towards a Three-Pronged

The informal sector deprives states of revenues and workers of social protection. It also, however, frequently constitutes the most dynamic part of the economy and creates massive employment. Informal employment is ubiquitous and growing. The financial crisis that began in 2008 has made the management of informal employment even more challenging.  Responding to this emerging challenge is critical, not only for the well being of millions of workers but also for social development. Is Informal Normal? provides evidence for policy makers on how to deal with this issue of crucial importance for de

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