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Type Working Paper - Women in Development
Title Modeling economic behavior in Peru's informal urban sector
Volume 469
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 1990
Page numbers 1-87
URL http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/IW3P/IB/1990/08/01/000009265_39609292​34758/Rendered/PDF/multi_page.pdf
Small family businesses that operate outside the formal system comprise a large part of the economy in developing countries and more than half the Peruvian street vendors are women. This model of informal activity in Peru's urban areas elicits policy recommendations improve productivity (especially women's) in the informal sector.

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