Dualism , informality anD social inequality : an informal economy PersPective of the challenge of inclusive DeveloPment in inDia

@inproceedings{Kannan2010DualismI,
  title={Dualism , informality anD social inequality : an informal economy PersPective of the challenge of inclusive DeveloPment in inDia},
  author={Kilavan Packiam Kannan},
  year={2010}
}
This paper argues that India has no option but to follow a human developmentcentred approach to economic and social development. This is because of the massive poverty and under-development that are reflected in the conditions of work of those who eke out a living in what may be called the ‘informal economy’. An informal economy approach that has been articulated by the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector provides such an approach. This is a perspective that addresses… CONTINUE READING

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