Resources on informal economy

  1. Testing methodologies to support informal economy workers and small producers to combat hazardous child labour in their own sectors (India Component with IndustriALL Global)

    01 January 2015

    The project aims to build the capacity of informal economy workers to address hazardous child labour.

  2. Promoting transition towards formalization: Selected good practices in four sectors

    15 December 2014

    This publication covers four sectors: construction, private transport, hotels and tourism and domestic work. The choice of sectors is related to the needs and priorities identified by the national constituents in each of the three countries in relation to the Way Out of Informality project.

  3. Labour laws, the business environment and the growth of micro and small enterprises in South Asia

    15 December 2014

    This report provides empirical evidence on the influence labour related laws and regulations have on enterprise growth and the promotion of decent and productive employment.

  4. Way out of Informality: Facilitating Formalization of the Informal Economy in South Asia - Mid-term Evaluation

    17 November 2014

    A Mid-term Evaluation

  5. Labour law, the business environment and growth of micro and small enterprises - Sri Lanka

    15 November 2014

    Part of a series of four country studies commissioned by the ILO to research the impact of labour laws and the cost of regularization on entrepreneurs’ decisions to formalize their business.

  6. Labour law, the business environment and growth of micro and small enterprises - Nepal

    15 October 2014

    part of a series of four country studies commissioned by the ILO to research the impact of labour laws and the cost of regularization on entrepreneurs’ decisions to formalize their business.

  7. ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Visits India

    12 September 2014

    ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Yoshiteru Uramoto visits India.

  8. Labour law, the business environment and growth of micro and small enterprises - India

    15 August 2014

    Part of a series of four country studies commissioned by the ILO to research the impact of labour laws and the cost of regularization on entrepreneurs’ decisions to formalize their business.

  9. Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Training of Trainers Seminar

    for Members of Domestic Workers Union of of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, Pune region, Maharashtra

  10. Labour law, the business environment and growth of micro and small enterprises - Bangladesh

    15 July 2014

    Part of a series of four country studies commissioned by the ILO to research the impact of labour laws and the cost of regularization on entrepreneurs’ decisions to formalize their business.