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dc.contributor.authorIMED
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-21T10:58:11Z
dc.date.available2016-12-21T10:58:11Z
dc.date.issued2016-07
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12018/439
dc.description.abstractThis 2015 report critically examines the nature of business informality and bring fresh insights into the formalisations agenda in some African countries. Specifically, the study examined the concept, nature and causes of business informality. Take stock approaches, initiatives, experiences, challenges and lessons in promoting business formalisation. The methodology adopted was qualitative- descriptive, integrating literature review, a survey of 179 informal operators in Tanzania, field visits to Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania to undertake interviews and focus group discussions with informal operators and their associations, local and central governments. The study has established that different approaches have been used in different countries to reduce the proportion of the informal economy with different results. These include, building awareness, capacity and productivity of operators, providing workspace, simplification of regulations and/or development of special policy, regulatory and institutional framework for micro enterprises and enforcement of regulationsen_US
dc.publisherIMEDen_US
dc.subjectBusiness developmenten_US
dc.subjectEconomic developmenten_US
dc.subjectPolitical economyen_US
dc.titleA study on the Informal Sector with a view to Formalisationen_US
dc.typeResearch reporten_US
bitz.subject.labourCapacity developmenten_US
bitz.subject.politicaleconomyGovernment governanceen_US
bitz.subject.politicaleconomyPublic Private Dialogueen_US
bitz.subject.politicaleconomyEconomic reformen_US
bitz.subject.politicaleconomyLegal systemen_US
bitz.subject.politicaleconomyAccess to informationen_US
bitz.subject.politicaleconomyBureaucracyen_US
bitz.subject.politicaleconomyLicenses / Permits / Concessionsen_US
bitz.subject.businessdevelopmentBusiness formalizationen_US
bitz.subject.businessdevelopmentEntrepreneursen_US
bitz.subject.businessdevelopmentMicro, Small, Medium Enterprise (MSME)en_US
bitz.subject.businessdevelopmentLarge enterpriseen_US
bitz.subject.businessdevelopmentHousehold incomeen_US
bitz.subject.economicdevelopmentEconomic development strategiesen_US
bitz.subject.economicdevelopmentInclusivenessen_US
bitz.subject.economicdevelopmentGDPen_US
bitz.subject.economicdevelopmentPovertyen_US
bitz.subject.tradePhysical marketsen_US
bitz.areaTanzaniaen_US
bitz.institution.typeGovernmenten_US
bitz.institution.typeCorporateen_US
bitz.institution.typeNon-profiten_US
bitz.economicsectorPublic administration and defence; compulsory social securityen_US


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