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The Informal Sector
What do we do? Is the informal sector a transitionary sector?

Where do we go from here?


Whats in a name? Whats the difference? Love-hate relationships with formal sectors - What should the response of the governments be? Poverty alleviation and job creation - Different sectors, common goals What do we do? Is the informal sector a transitionary sector?? The informal sector and Small and Medium Enterprises Interconnectedness, partnerships and continuity with the formal sector
M any researchers and authors of informal sector sector assert that the informal economic sector is transitionary - a 'temporary' stage as an economy matures and becomes more developed. What do we do? The informal sector definately has its benefits in being informal, which will be destroyed when it is formalized.

But it works under distinct disadvantages too, which can be overcome through prudent and focussed policies. What then is the nature of policies that we need to direct at the informal sector?



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