Scopes for policies towards the development of informal small business in Namibia

by Matthias Seiche

Publisher: Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit in Ausspannplatz, Windhoek, Namibia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 88 Downloads: 712
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  • Namibia.

Subjects:

  • Informal sector (Economics) -- Government policy -- Namibia.,
  • Small business -- Government policy -- Namibia.

Edition Notes

StatementMatthias Seiche.
SeriesNEPRU occasional paper ;, no. 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD2346.N3 S45 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. ;
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL962689M
LC Control Number95980796

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Scopes for policies towards the development of informal small business in Namibia. Ausspannplatz, Windhoek, Namibia: Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Seiche.

independent operators and micro-business owners in the informal sector from a trade union perspective; and secondly critically evaluates the possibilities for trade union intervention by taking into account the experience of other African countries, such as Ghana. The results of this study are presented in this book.

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