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The Informal Economy in Development: Evidence from German, British and Australian New Guinea

Conroy, John D.


This study deals with the informal economy observed in developing countries, a focus inspired by the anthropologist Keith Hart’s recognition of informal economic activity in 1960s Ghana. There, as in other ‘under-developed’ territories and newly-independent states, economic informality was associated with colonialism and the subsequent ideology of ‘economic development’ that took hold among the Western victors of World War II. Economic informality arose under colonial influence because of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Crawford School of Public Policy
Date published: 2020-12-16
Type: Book
DOI: 10.25911/SMG4-XK76
Access Rights: Open Access

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