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January 2019

PhD Scholarship on the Firm in the Informal Economy

Submitted by AFAM on Wed, 01/16/2019 - 6:09pm

The societal presence and impact of the informal economy are inescapable. Around the world and especially in areas of widespread poverty, unregistered and unregulated organizational entities operate in the part of the economy that either fails to adhere to the established institutional rules or are denied their protection. Reports from the International Labor Organization find that 48% of the labor force works in the informal economy in North Africa, 72% in Sub-Saharan Africa, 51% in Latin America, and 65% in Asia.

Post doc on Firms in the Informal Economy with a Special Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

Submitted by AFAM on Wed, 01/16/2019 - 6:08pm

The Department of Strategy and Innovation (SI) invites applications for a vacant position as post doc. The position is a full-time position for 2 years starting September 2019 or by mutual agreement. The post doc is part of the research project “The firm in the informal economy” funded by the Carlsberg Foundation and headed by Associate Professor Marcus M. Larsen.