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Characteristics of informal economy workers and their households : concepts and measurement using household surveys.
This study describes the characteristics of informal economy workers and their households. The central reasons for initiating the study were twofold. Firstly, the informal economy has grown in size and it is increasingly ...
Assessing banking services for women working in the informal economy : the case of the Mzansi account.
Rutherford's research demonstrates that "the poor can save, do save, and want to save money" (Rutherford, 1999: 7). Furthermore, if given a formal bank account this correlates with the poor being more likely to save (Porteous ...
Enhancing the prospects of small scale and informal retailers in fresh produce value chains : an examination of the developmental impact of public sector market facilities on formal and informal retailers in selected KwaZulu-Natal markets.
The aim of the research was to identify the constraints that restrict the development of informal and small formal retailers, and highlight potential opportunities that may assist in strengthening their position within ...
Revisiting informal employment and segementation in the South African labour market.
This study revisits the definition of informal employment, and it investigates the puzzle of high open unemployment co-existing with relatively limited informal employment in South Africa. We estimate earnings equations ...