Informal economy resources

January 2006

  1. Easing the barriers to formality: registration procedures for microenterprises and handicraft exports in Cambodia

    01 January 2006

    A study on registration procedures for microenterprises and handicraft exports in Cambodia.

  2. Easing the barriers to formality: regulatory framework affecting Mongolian micro and small businesses

    01 January 2006

    A study on the regulatory framework affecting Mongolian micro and small businesses.

  3. Extending labour law to all workers: promoting decent work in the informal economy in Cambodia, Thailand and Mongolia

    01 January 2006

    Looks at the relevance to the informal economy of the labour law and labour administrations in Cambodia, Thailand and Mongolia.

  4. Fighting poverty from the street: a survey of street food vendors in Bangkok

    01 January 2006

    A study on the role of street food vending in reducing poverty. It shows how local policies and social attitudes can produce benefits to both vendors and consumers.

  5. Handbook on decent work in the informal economy in Cambodia

    01 January 2006

    A guide on how to promote decent work in the informal sector in Cambodia.

  6. The informal economy, poverty and employment: an integrated approach - an independent evaluation

    01 January 2006

    Interim evaluation report of an ILO project in Cambodia, Mongolia and Thailand aimed at improving informal economy workers living and labour standards. Includes main findings on program design, implementation and effectiveness.

  7. Informal economy, poverty and employment in Cambodia, Mongolia, Thailand: the first eighteen month: a progress review

    01 January 2006

    Informal Economy, Poverty and Employment (IEPE) project progress review, presenting good practices and lessons learned. Includes the main results, a description of the national development frameworks, summary of work done and brief fact sheets.

  8. Informal gold mining in Mongolia: a baseline survey report covering Bornuur and Zaamar Soums, Tuv Aimag

    01 January 2006

    A survey on adult and child workers, local authorities, employers and intermediaries at two mining sites in Mongolia, aimed at improving workers' safety and provide guidance for future policy strategies.

  9. On the borders of legality: a review of studies on street vending in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    01 January 2006

    Collection of studies on street vending in Cambodia covering its characteristics, contribution to employment, and the role of associations in encouraging appropriate government policies that capitalize on the potential of this sector.

  10. Policy issues on street vending: an overview of studies in Thailand, Cambodia and Mongolia

    01 January 2006

    Collection of studies on street vending in Cambodia, Mongolia and Thailand.