Migrant Informal Sector Businesses

June 30, 2017 | By | Reply More

Our recent Migration Policy Papers provide interesting information and analysis from research studies into migrant-owned informal sector enterprises. They are available for download.

Our book, Mean Streets: Migration, Xenophobia and Informality in South Africa, edited by Jonathan Crush, Abel Chikanda and Caroline Skinner, powerfully demonstrates that some of the most resourceful entrepreneurs in the South African informal economy are migrants and refugees. Yet far from being lauded, they take their life into their hands when they trade on South Africa’s “mean streets”.

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