Wage fixing in the informal economy : evidence from Brazil, India, Indonesia and South Africa

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Saget, Catherine;
(2006)
  • Subject: wage determination, minimum wage, informal economy, Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Africa R, hours of work, working conditions, fixation du salaire, salaire minimum, économie informelle, Brésil, Inde, Indonésie, Afrique du Sud R, durée du travail, conditions de travail, determinación del salario, salario mínimo, economía informal, Brasil, India, Indonesia, República de Sudáfrica, horas de trabajo, condiciones de trabajo

Based on data analysis and surveys of firms in four countries, focuses on wage fixing in the informal economy and the role of the minimum wage in informal wage determination. Includes also information on working hours in informal firms.
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    2. Conceptual framework ..................................................................................................................

    2.1 Informality ........................................................................................................................

    2.2 Structure of employment...................................................................................................

    2.3 Literature review: Effect of the minimum wage on informal wages ................................

    4. Wage fixing in the informal sector: Insights from labour force household surveys .....................

    4.1 India ..................................................................................................................................

    4.2 Wage fixing in the informal sector: Insights from labour force surveys...........................

    4.2 Wage fixing in the informal sector: Insights from labour force surveys...........................

    4.4 Wage fixing in the informal sector: Insights from household surveys in Brazil...............

    5. Results from the qualitative surveys .............................................................................................

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