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The Informal Economy And Workers in Nepal
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The informal economy,which will be formally define later,includes activities of economy which are individually smaller,generally unorganized and which remain beyond the control of the state as opposed to formal sector which generally has the opposite characteristics. The Informal economy has three dimensions - a) informal establishments or micro enterprises, b) informal activities concerning both production and services, and c) workers in informal employment. The term “informal” itself is defined by many people in many ways ranging from simple to complex definitions. The term is also often commutated with the term «illegal» as many accounts under the informal enterprises are hidden and not maintained
transparently. But the informal economy should not be confused with the criminal economy,which deals in illegal goods and services. However, there are activities within the informal economy such as smuggling, drug dealing, trafficking and prostitution, which have clearly illegal ends. Similarly, the informal economy is defined as part of the market economy,producing goods and services for sale or some forms of remuneration. And hence, the informal economy should not be confused with the reproductive or care economy, which is unpaid in nature (ILO, 2002, Women & Men in the Informal Economy, P 12). On the other front,the informal economy is also said to be the asylum for unemployed persons because this provides work for people when formal employment opportunities are slugging. In
economics, the informal economy is the system of exchange used outside state controlled economic activities.
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ECONOMIC GROWTH, ECONOMIC CONDITIONS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ECONOMIC POLICY, HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, EMPLOYMENT, EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION AND PLANNING, EMPLOYERS, LABOUR RELATIONS, CHILD LABOUR, SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF WORKERS, EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION, GENDER DISCRIMINATION, DALITS, DISCRIMINATION BASED ON WORK AND DESCENT, TRADE UNIONS
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 ILO : International Labor & Labor
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12.06.00  -  Special Categories Of Workers
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