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Listed below are publications and Working Papers output by the International Development, Emergencies and Refugees Studies (IDEARS) Group, part of the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research . These are available to download as Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

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Publications and Working Papers from the International Development, Emergencies and Refugees Studies (IDEARS) Group

Paper title and description

Is the Criminalization of Micro-enterprise inevitable? Legal Empowerment of the Poor and the Realization of Business Rights (PDF File 253 KB) 2011 – Michal Lyons and Alison Brown.

LEGAL PLURALISM AND DEVELOPMENT: Street-trade and regulatory reform in Tanzania (PDF File 152 KB) 2009 – Michal Lyons and Alison Brown

LEGAL EMPOWERMENT AND MULTIPLE REFORM AGENDAS: What keeps Tanzania's micro-traders illegal? (PDF File 169 KB) 2009 – Michal Lyons, Alison Brown and Colman Msoka

In the Dragon's Den: African Traders in Guangzhou 2005-2008 (PDF File 302 KB) 2009 – Michal Lyons, Alison Brown and Li Zhigang

MULTIPLE REFORM AGENDAS AND THE AFRICAN STREET: What makes Tanzania's micro-traders illegal? (PDF File 148 KB) 2009 – Michal Lyons, Alison Brown and Colman Msoka

Has Mercantilism Reduced Urban Poverty in SSA? (PDF File 510 KB) 2009 – Michal Lyons and Alison Brown

THE WORLD BANK AND THE AFRICAN STREET: (How) do 'Doing Business' reforms affect Tanzania's micro-traders (PDF File 239 KB)2009 – Michal Lyons and Coleman Msoka

HAS MERCANTILISM REDUCED URBAN POVERTY IN SSA? Boom, bust and the Chine-Africa trade in Lom and Bamako (PDF File 342 KB) 2008 – Michal Lyons, Alison Brown, Ibrahima Dankoco

 
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