Policy Viewpoints

The Case for Formalization of Business in Egypt

Publication Number: ECES-PVP17-E&A

September, 2005

Author : Ahmed Galal

Type : Policy Viewpoints

Should Egypt integrate the informal sector into mainstream economic activity? Will such action be beneficial to the individuals involved and society at large? If so, what would it take to achieve this objective? These are the questions addressed in this edition of Policy Viewpoint.