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The Informal Urban Economy and Its Boundaries

Its Boundaries Heather Joshi The purpose of this paper is to examine the definitional foundations of the empirical and theoretical analyses which use the concept of the Urban Informal Economy. The author discusses in detail the lines that have to be drawn around the concept.

Market for Labour

Market for Labour Heather Joshi Wage Structure and Labour Mobility in a Local Labour Market: A Study in Ahmedabad by T S Papola and K K Subrahmanian; Research Monograph No 4, Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad, 1975; pp 214, including Appendices and Index,

Prospects and Case for Employment of Women in Indian Cities

in Indian Cities Heather Joshi Adult women are becoming an increasing proportion of India's urban population. For this reason alone, as well as likely increases in female participation rates, there is a growing female labour force and a need for accelerated recruitment of women to urban employment Arguments against reserving jobs for men include the increasing burden of urban overhead expenditure if only males are economically active, raising urban family living standards and the encouragement of lower fertility, if women get some of the jobs.

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