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International Migrants in the Informal Economy

The participation of international migrants in the host economy is a big policy issue internationally and in the South African context, particularly in big cities such as Johannesburg. The project focuses on unpacking the dynamics of international migrants’ participation in the informal economy through a comparative study between Gauteng and Naples, Italy. The study will conduct an in-depth investigation of what is happening on the ground with regard to a number of dynamics such as how migrants interact with the state, how migrants interact with and navigate legislations and practices that exclude their participation and how they negotiate their participation in the informal economy.

Last updated: 11 December 2023.


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