Managing informality : local government practices and approaches towards the informal economy : learning examples from five African countries

Abstract: This report presents six case studies from across different African countries – including Kenya, Mali, Rwanda, South Africa and Tanzania – featuring local governments’ utilization of innovative approaches to better manage the informal economy or sector thereof in their localities. Author(s): David, Susanne Source(s): , 97 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2012 South African…

Voice lessons : local government organizations, social organizations, and the quality of local governance

Abstract: The link between households’ social activities and responses about village government in Indonesia is examined with regard to information about government activities, participation in decision making, voice and expression of discontent, and government responsiveness to local problems. Author(s): Alatas, Vivi; Pritchett, Lant; Wetterberg, Anna Source(s): , Policy research working paper; WPS 2981 48 p.,…