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The Resource The informal economy in developing nations : hidden engine of innovation?, [edited by] Erika Kraemer-Mbula, Sacha Wunsch-Vincent

The informal economy in developing nations : hidden engine of innovation?, [edited by] Erika Kraemer-Mbula, Sacha Wunsch-Vincent

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The informal economy in developing nations : hidden engine of innovation?
Title
The informal economy in developing nations
Title remainder
hidden engine of innovation?
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Erika Kraemer-Mbula, Sacha Wunsch-Vincent
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Governance is about governing, and governing is predominantly about making decisions. This might appear to be a truism but we assert that much of the governance literature in general, and the development of governance theory in particular, has lost perspective on what constitutes the core issue of democratic governance; governing. Equally important, governing frequently means making and enforcing unpopular decisions which require a solid institutional framework and a regulated process. Again, decision making is at the heart of governing and governance. It is generally acknowledged that governing contemporary society is a more challenging task compared to just a few decades ago as a result of increasing social complexity and globalization. Governments around the world address this complexity by engaging societal partners in the process of governing but this strategy has entailed complex contingencies related to the organization and management of collaborative forms of governance"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
Dewey number
382
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kraemer-Mbula, Erika
  • Wunsch-Vincent, Sacha
Series statement
Intellectual property, innovation and economic development
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Informal sector (Economics)
  • International organization
  • International cooperation
Label
The informal economy in developing nations : hidden engine of innovation?, [edited by] Erika Kraemer-Mbula, Sacha Wunsch-Vincent
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The informal economy : definitions, size, contribution and main characteristics / Jacques Charmes -- Innovation in the informal economy / Jeremy de Beer, Kun Fu and Sacha Wunsch-Vincent -- A study of the informal metalworking sector in Nairobi / Christopher Bull ... [et al.] -- Informal manufacturing of home and personal care products in South Africa / Erika Kraemer-Mbula -- Herbal medicine in the informal sector of Ghana / George Owusu Essegbey and Stephen Awuni -- Appropriation and intellectual property in the informal economy / Jeremy de Beer and Sacha Wunsch-Vincent -- Innovation policy and the informal economy : toward a new policy framework / Erika Kraemer-Mbula and Almamy Konte -- Formulating an agenda for the measurement of innovation in the informal economy / Jacques Charmes, Fred Gault and Sacha Wunsch-Vincent
Control code
ocn951613751
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 408 pages
Isbn
9781107157545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)951613751
Label
The informal economy in developing nations : hidden engine of innovation?, [edited by] Erika Kraemer-Mbula, Sacha Wunsch-Vincent
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The informal economy : definitions, size, contribution and main characteristics / Jacques Charmes -- Innovation in the informal economy / Jeremy de Beer, Kun Fu and Sacha Wunsch-Vincent -- A study of the informal metalworking sector in Nairobi / Christopher Bull ... [et al.] -- Informal manufacturing of home and personal care products in South Africa / Erika Kraemer-Mbula -- Herbal medicine in the informal sector of Ghana / George Owusu Essegbey and Stephen Awuni -- Appropriation and intellectual property in the informal economy / Jeremy de Beer and Sacha Wunsch-Vincent -- Innovation policy and the informal economy : toward a new policy framework / Erika Kraemer-Mbula and Almamy Konte -- Formulating an agenda for the measurement of innovation in the informal economy / Jacques Charmes, Fred Gault and Sacha Wunsch-Vincent
Control code
ocn951613751
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 408 pages
Isbn
9781107157545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)951613751

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