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EMPLOI ET SECTEUR INFORMELS EN ALGÉRIE: DÉTERMINANTS, SEGMENTATION ET MOBILITÉ DE LA MAIN-D’ŒUVRE

Philippe Adair and Youghourta Bellache ()
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Youghourta Bellache: ERUDITE, Université Paris Est Créteil, France

Region et Developpement, 2012, vol. 35, 121-149

Abstract: The informal sector in Algeria is of different approaches and informal employment is subject to indirect estimates from national employment sur-veys that are disparate. The increase in the informal sector according to the ILO results of private sector development and especially micro-enterprises. The cross-sectional analysis of a survey on a representative sample of 522 households was conducted in Bejaia (Algeria) in 2007; it identifies the determinants of the informal sector and shows that it is composite: micro-entrepreneurs come in "informal pure" and "informal hybrids. According to the twin criteria of activity within the formal vs. the informal sector and the status of salaried vs. self-employed individuals, social and occupational mobility reveals differentiated trajectories, which bring in some dynamics to the model of labour market segmentation.

Keywords: INFORMAL SECTOR; LABOR MARKET SEGMENTATION; LOGIT; MICRO-ENTERPRISES; SOCIAL AND OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C14 C31 J21 J62 N47 O17 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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