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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Witter, Michael.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Economics
Title, Analytic
The informal economy of Jamaica
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Pantin, Dennis
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Title, Monographic
The Caribbean economy: A reader
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2005
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Page(s)
434-463
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Abstract
Provides a profile of the informal sector in Jamaica. Argues that in 2000 informal activities dominated the agricultural, construction and health sectors; was significant in distribution, education and transportation; was second only to alumina in export earnings. Delineates the dynamics of the informal sector, and concludes that these must be taken into account by policy makers formulating succesful growth strategies for the Jamaican economy.....
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