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Effects of Liberalisation on the Informal Economy

Trade Liberalisation and India's Informal Economy edited by Barbara Harris-White and Anushree Sinha;

according to customary norms. Casual workers, family or non-family, have no rights to minimal benets such as paid leave or bonuses. But they are controlled through gangs or groups based on caste, religion or locality and are paid on piece rate through a contractor who skims a

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