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Economic and Financial Review

Authors

A. S. Atoloye

Publisher

Central Bank of Nigeria, Research Department

Keywords

Informal sector, Employment generation, Nigeria, Underdevelopment

Abstract

What this paper attempts to do is to bring the issues of employment generation in the NEEDS programme and the informal sector into sharper focus. The objective of the paper, therefore, is to assess how far the NEEDS programme has positioned the informal sector of the Nigerian economy, which constitutes the larger segment of the economy in playing the catalytic role of poverty eradication in Nigeria, and to explore the possibility of repositioning the sector to benefit more from the target employment under the programme.

Issue

45

Volume

2

Recommended Citation

Atoloye, A. S. (2007). The informal sector and employment generation in Nigeria. CBN Economic and Financial Review, 45(2), 1- 43

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