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Developing Poverty

The State, Labor Market Deregulation, and the Informal Economy in Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic

Developing Poverty( )
Author: Itzigsohn, José
Publication Date:Jul 2000
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.95
Book Description:

Using data from local surveys, interviews, and national statistics, this comparative study of two Central American cities similarly positioned in the world economy looks at how people make a living outside the mainstream of economic life, in the "informal economy," what opportunities they have for social mobility, and how state policies affect their life chances.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Economics / General
Business & Economics / Labor
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.94 x 8.91 x 0.62 Inches
Book Weight:0.81 Pounds

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