عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
The issue of informal sector in all developed and developing countries has been a fact a long formal sector and is considered a completing part of it. The informal sector in the third world and, in particular in urban areas, is very wide. As a result, considering this sector is important not only because of the duality in employment structure and economy but also because of the duality in various aspect of their urban, rural, regional, social, cultural, gender and education systems. This paper is based on a research undertaken to study informal economic sector in an area in tehran. The outcomes show that the issue of informal economy within urban economy and even within national economy is so important that it cannot be ignored. Consequently, any planning about urban quarters and different regions must include sufficient understanding of informal sector and its importance and role in the community.