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2011, 1(1): 38-62 Back to browse issues page
Identifying the Structure of Women Employment in the Informal Sector of Iran
Mohsen RENANI Mr , Shirin ARBABIAN Mrs, Mohammad MIRZAEI Mr
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  Nowadays, informal sector is a substantial part of the economy and labor market in developing countries. Since women's participation in the labor market is expanding, it could not be ignored the women presence in the informal sector. In this paper, women's employment in the informal sector has been investigated with emphasis on structure of employment in this sector in Iran. The results indicate that probability of women employment is much higher than men in informal sector. So that, almost fifty percent of Iranian employed women work in the informal sector. Moreover, the share of informal employment in major economic sectors based on different characteristics of the workforce reveals the fact that the chance of women presence is much higher than men in Iranian informal sector.

Keywords: Informal Sector, Structure of Women Employment, Irregular Sector, Illegal Sector, Household Sector
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: اقتصاد بین الملل
Received: 2011/09/15 | Accepted: 2014/10/8 | Published: 2014/10/8
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RENANI M, ARBABIAN S, MIRZAEI M. Identifying the Structure of Women Employment in the Informal Sector of Iran. Economic Development Research. 2011; 1 (1) :38-62
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