Informal Economy in Egypt: Realities of Marginalization and Illusions of Empowerment

The private sector in Egypt is the informal economy. It makes up most of the Gross Domestic Product (GPD) and employs most of the wage-earners. This sector, however, is characterized by activities of low productivity and limited developmental benefits. Most of these activities are motivated by seeking sustenance rather than by plans of development or accumulation.

Amro Adly | 21-08-2019