publication . Preprint . 1993

Surviving on the street: the ambulatory street traders of santiago.

Contreras V; Thomas J;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1993
Abstract
Study reveals that the majority of ambulatory street vendors in Santiago are heads of household, i.e. the main wage-earners, and have been working as street vendors for a long time. A significant number of women enter this activity when their male partners lose their jobs in the formal sector. Others are forced into the labour market by the death or ill-health of a husband or being deserted by the former breadwinner.
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizations
free text keywords: WEP pub, PREALC pub, street vendor, working conditions, employment experience, income distribution, urban area, Chile, survey, demographic aspect, educational level, capital formation, bibliography, statistical table, pub PME, pub PREALC, vendeur ambulant, conditions de travail, expérience d'emploi, répartition du revenu, zone urbaine, Chili, pub PME, pub PREALC, vendedor ambulante, condiciones de trabajo, experiencia laboral, distribución del ingreso, zona urbana, Chile, enquête, aspect démographique, niveau d'enseignement, formation de capital, bibliographie, tableau statistique, encuesta, aspecto demográfico, nivel educativo, formación del capital, bibliografía, cuadros estadísticos
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