Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Competition in the informal sector of the economy: the case of market traders in Turkey

Competition in the informal sector of the economy: the case of market traders in Turkey Looks at some assumptions of street vending such as its individualistic nature, inefficiencies and irrationality. Uses research into the market traders in Ankara, Turkey. Shows that important differences exist between different street vendors in terms of their goals, and their resulting strategies. Compares how traders make economic decisions in a competitive environment. Considers economies of scale, ethnicity and localism as three important characteristics. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy Emerald Publishing

Competition in the informal sector of the economy: the case of market traders in Turkey

Loading next page...
 
/lp/emerald-publishing/competition-in-the-informal-sector-of-the-economy-the-case-of-market-qlEMCDXfO2
Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0144-333X
DOI
10.1108/01443330010789106
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Looks at some assumptions of street vending such as its individualistic nature, inefficiencies and irrationality. Uses research into the market traders in Ankara, Turkey. Shows that important differences exist between different street vendors in terms of their goals, and their resulting strategies. Compares how traders make economic decisions in a competitive environment. Considers economies of scale, ethnicity and localism as three important characteristics.

Journal

International Journal of Sociology and Social PolicyEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 2000

Keywords: Streetvendors; Vendors; Turkey; National cultures; Local economy; Economies of scale

There are no references for this article.