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urban informal sector of Pakistan some stylized facts by A. R. Kemal

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Published by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics in Islamabad .
Written in English



  • Pakistan.


  • Informal sector (Economics) -- Pakistan.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-23).

StatementA.R. Kemal, Zafar Mahmood.
SeriesResearch report ;, no. 161, Research report series (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics) ;, no. 161.
ContributionsMahmood, Zafar.
LC ClassificationsHD2346.P3 K46 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL155156M
LC Control Number99921785

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(Burki, Urban Informal Sector in Pakistan: Some Selected Issues, ) show that the median age range of entrepreneurs in the informal sector in Pakistan is years, while Kemal and Mahmood. There is a paper by Burki and Afaqi () on the role of informal sector in Pakistan economy. By considering its importance he concluded that it is necessary to develop these sector through inter. The Urban Informal Sector in Pakistan 17 Definition of the Informal Sector 18 Problem Statement 20 Review of Literature 20 ch Methodology 24 Research Objective and Framework 24 Field Challenges 25 III. Portraits of Livelihoods and Coping Strategies THE INFORMAL SECTOR OF PAKISTAN MAHMOOD AHMAD BODLA and TALAT AFZA* Abstract. This paper presents some of the vital evidence on the growth of an important sector, the informal sector, of the Pakistani economy. Like most of the developing countries, the bureaucratic model of development, despite its heavy reliance.

Abstract The urban informal sector of Pakistan is both large and growing rapidly, covering host of different activities. To understand the development-oriented and job-promoting character of the informal sector, it is useful to have knowledge about the characteristics of self-employed, who manage and promote this sector. Despite the growth of a considerable literature on urban informal sector, ambiguity persists regarding its definition at the conceptual as well as empirical levels. .,pakistan,s Informal. For example, in Pakistan, cottage industry appears to employ a lot of women in the informal sector, who in turn are therefore most affected by the lack of safeguards of labour rights, including. The informal economy in Pakistan is large where workers have limited access to labour welfare services. The Labour Force Survey states that the informal sector accounts for per cent of the employment in main jobs outside agriculture, more in rural areas ( per cent) than in urban .

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kemal, A.R. Characteristics of the workers in the urban informal sector of Pakistan. Islamabad: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, The Urban Informal Sector is a collection of papers presented at a multi-disciplinary conference on ""The urban informal sector in the Third World,"" organized by the Developing Areas Study Group of the Institute of British Geographers in London on Ma An expert group meeting was convened to discuss case studies of regulatory inform of the urban informal sector in six developing country cities. This report (i) reviews regulatory factors constraining the development and operation of urban informal sector enterprises. (ii) examines innovative experiences regulatory reform in cities of three developing countries with large urban informal sectors. Data available on the informal sector do not depict the true picture. There is no comprehensive survey carried out to find the contribution of informal sector in Pakistan [Gennari()]. Kemal and Mehmood () made the first attempt to conduct a survey of urban informal enterprises in Pakistan.