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Who benefits from being self-employed in urban Ghana?

Adeola Oyenubi
Publication date
May 2019

The income gap between the self-employed and wage earners is of interest particular in developing countries. This is because this gap can explain to some extent the observed inequality in income. Literature suggests that in developing countries formal sector workers tend to be wage earners while the self-employed mostly work in the informal sector. 

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Research Brief 189