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Should labour rights be decoupled from formal employment?

By Séverine Deneulin

Earlier this month, I attended the weekly meeting of ‘Vendedores Libres’ (or free sellers). They are a group of people who try to make a living by selling goods on the city streets and on public transport. 950 more words

Capitalism

On Mega-projects in Kenya: More Perspectives

David Ndii continues with his analysis, and reaction on  matters of mega-projects in Kenya and the infrastructural investment choices becoming the preference in Kenya.

Article Courtesy of the Daily Nation… 312 more words

Informal Economy

DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES ON STREET VENDORS RELOCATION

On August, 24th, Egyptian security forces deployed in Cairo’s downtown in order to move street vendors to Torgoman bus station’s parking lot (AhramOnline). They were supposed to stay here and wait for a mall to be constructed within 4 months where they would be permanently based. 1,191 more words

SEEN / READ / HEARD

Greece’s other economy.

The Economist recently wrote about Greece’s informal economy. Here are some interesting points from the article:

* 24% of all economic activity went undeclared in 2013. 174 more words

Fiscal Policy

Potensi Pajak Pada Shadow Economy

SAYA sering melihat tempat makan di pinggir jalan yang rame-nya minta ampun, rameeee banget, sampai-sampai si penjualnya tidak terlihat. Saya juga sering melihat tempat makan yang cabangnya ada di mana-mana, dan hampir semua cabangnya rame dan berhasil. 766 more words

Bangga Bayar Pajak

Fight to eat: ‘Chicken meat is just a pipe dream’

One out of four South Africans goes to bed every night without having eaten, a report released this week by international aid agency Oxfam has revealed. 493 more words

Informal Economy