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Liberalization policies and technological capability in the informal sector

A. F. Akinbinu

Liberalization policies and technological capability in the informal sector

a case study of the auto-repair industry in Oyo State

by A. F. Akinbinu

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Oyo State
    • Subjects:
    • Service stations -- Nigeria -- Oyo State -- Case studies.,
    • Automobiles -- Nigeria -- Oyo State -- Maintenance and repair -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [43]-47).

      StatementAjibayo F. Akinbinu.
      GenreCase studies.
      SeriesNISER monograph series ;, no. 5, 1998, N.I.S.E.R. monograph series ;, 1998, no. 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL153 .A36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. ;
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL481302M
      ISBN 109781810750
      LC Control Number98208581

      The major problems concerned with liberalization can be summarized as under: (1) In so far as fiscal deficits are financed by money creation and growing, financial liberalization serves to accelerate inflation which coupled with an over- valued exchange rate, promotes capital flight. (2) Liberalisation does raise real interests and results in an. Abstract: The study examines the impact of trade liberalization on manufacturing value-added in Nigeria between and Basically, the study employed the tools of quantitative empirical analysis technique to evaluate the impact of trade openness on the output of Nigerian manufacturing Size: KB.

      Following trade liberalization, several developing countries experienced a sharp increase in the share of informal manufacturing employment. In this paper, I examine the impacts of trade liberalization on the labor markets of a small open economy, in an environment in which tariffs affect firms' payroll tax compliance decisions. I demonstrate that a reduction in domestic . paper seeks to pull together existing empirical evidence on globalization and the informal economy, including a review of on-going research and action on these issues, and to point out where gaps exist and further work is required. C. THE INFORMAL ECONOMY The term “informal sector”, coined by an ILO mission to Africa in the early s, is.

      Measure taken for Liberalization in India→ Abolition of industrial listening and registration – Policy of liberalization is adopted over controlled economy. Until the New Economic Policy of , private sector was functioning under rigid licensing system and other restrictions but now with the exception of 6, industrial licensing has been. liberalization on developing country labour markets, some pertinent questions remain to be explored. Behrman () and Gonzaga et al. () examined the impact of trade liberalization on the “informal” manufacturing sector and the existence of possible spillover effects on Author: Matthew A. Oluwatoyin, Azuh Dominic.


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Liberalization policies and technological capability in the informal sector by A. F. Akinbinu Download PDF EPUB FB2

The informal sector has been significant contributor to the employment and output of the developing economies in general, and the Indian economy, in particular. Economic performance of the informal sector can be attributed by its size and growth in country’s output and by: 1.

Economic liberalization (or economic liberalisation) is the lessening of government regulations and restrictions in an economy in exchange for greater participation by private entities; the doctrine is associated with classicalliberalization in short is "the removal of controls" in order to encourage economic development.

It is also closely associated with neoliberalism. Introduction. One major potential benefit of trade liberalization is a resulting increase in the productivity of domestic firms.

A number of studies have exploited trade liberalization episodes to examine whether a fall in tariffs has a measurable impact on firm productivity (Amiti and Konings,Fernandes,Harrison,Pavcnik,Topalova and Khandelwal,Cited by: Liberalization (or liberalisation) is a process whereby a state lifts restrictions on some private individual lization occurs when something which used to be banned is no longer banned, or when government regulations are relaxed.

Economic liberalization is the reduction of state involvement in the economy. The Response of the Informal Sector to Trade Liberalization Pinelopi K. Goldberg, Nina Pavcnik. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment Program This paper studies the relationship between trade.

This informal sector encompasses the enterprises of masons, cooks, cobblers, and tailors; a dizzying myriad of market vendors; even educators and doctors. Tripp shows how the urban informal economy challenges state-defined bases of social justice with alternative notions of economic by: Liberalization, the loosening of government controls.

Although sometimes associated with the relaxation of laws relating to social matters such as abortion and divorce, liberalization is most often used as an economic term. In particular, it refers to reductions in restrictions on international trade and capital.

Liberalization is often treated as synonymous with deregulation—that is, the. Liberalization and a globalizing world economy 1. Liberalization and the broadening scope for private initiative 3.

During th e past decade, liberalization has been the hallmark of economi c policy throughout the world. Virtually all Governments have taken s ignificant steps to widen the role of private enterprise in economic Size: KB. The Response of the Informal Sector to Trade Liberalization* liberalization was celebrated as contributing to economic growth and efficiency, many have expressed fears that it may have widened the gap between the poor and rich in these countries.

The Indian informal sector: The impact of globalization and reform Article in International Labour Review (1) - May with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Eckhard Siggel. Liberalization in India # 7.

Public Sector Policy: Public sector has shown a very low rate of return on capital invested. Most of public sector enterprises have become a burden rather than being an asset to the nation. New industrial policy,has. Trade liberalisation: global economic implications (English) Abstract.

The purpose of this book is to use model simulations to explore the implications of further trade liberalization as envisaged under the Uruguay round and to examine other dominant issues in world trade, including the effects of the opening up of the Soviet Cited by: Effects of Financial Liberalization on the UK Essay.

Type of paper: Essays Subject: the book asserts that finacial liberalization affects growth levels, implying a possible positive effect of the UK GDP, occassioned by liberalization both in the short run, and perhaps most crucially in the long term. technological change and development.

Trade liberalization is the removal or reduction of restrictions or barriers on the free exchange of goods between nations. This includes the removal or reduction of tariff obstacles, such as Author: Caroline Banton.

Inflow of Foreign Capital and Trade Liberalization in a Model with an Informal Sector and Urban Unemployment S.V. and Maldonado, C. (eds.) (): Technological Capability. This chapter reviews the history of manufacturing in Kenya, starting with the period immediately before independence indiscussing industrial policies pursued by different regimes and their impact on Kenyan manufacturing.

The chapter concludes with a reflection of factors that have shaped industrial development in Kenya. Like many developing countries, Kenya’s early years. This in turn implies that the response of the informal sector to trade liberalization will be less pronounced if the trade reform is accompanied by changes in the labor market regulation that decrease firing costs (see also the discussion in Section 2d).

To explore this possibility, we allow the relationship between tariffs and informality to Cited by: impact of trade liberalization, and labour law: The case of South Africa presents South Africa as a case study and adopts a more sociological perspective.

The object of this paper is, firstly, to assess the impact of trade liberalization on employment and wages in South Africa.

Secondly, itFile Size: KB. Downloadable (with restrictions). Author(s): Koujianou Goldberg, Pinelopi & Pavcnik, Nina. Abstract: This paper studies the relationship between trade liberalization and informality.

It is often claimed that increased foreign competition in developing countries leads to an expansion of the informal sector, defined as the sector that does not comply with labor market legislation.

Trade Liberalization, Industrial Productivity and Informality Taylan Yenilmez Abstract In developing countries, trade liberalization is associated with a higher industrial productivity and a larger informal sector.

A higher industrial productivity is a direct result of the reallocation of resources from smaller. however, liberalization does have an impact on regulatory procedures as governments are prevented from adopting certain measures which might nullify or reduce the benefits from such liberalization Higher education and, on a smaller scale, adult education, are the main educational sub-sectors affected by Size: KB.impact of policy liberalization (especially trade policy) on the industrial sector of an economy.

And lastly, we analyze the impact of free-trade policy on Pakistan’s manufacturing concern and we empirically show that there is a negative correlation between Trade openness and manufacturing output of Pakistan.

The question arisesFile Size: KB.Trade Liberalization and India's Informal Economy. Edited by Barbara Harris-White and Anushree Sinha ().

in OUP Catalogue from Oxford University Press. Abstract: This volume breaks new ground in exploring trade liberalization and the informal economy, both through field research and a macro-model of two of the most labour-intensive sectorsgarments and rice by: