Informal economy resources

January 2007

  1. List of published reports, studies and tools produced by the Informal Economy, Poverty and Employment Project

    01 January 2007

    List of published reports, studies and tools produced by the Informal Economy, Poverty and Employment (IEPE) Project, between 2004-2006.

January 2006

  1. Decent work for women and men in the informal economy: profile and good practices in Cambodia

    01 January 2006

    An analysis of gender issues and trends in the informal economy in Cambodia. It documents differences in working conditions between men and women and offers recommendations to address the problems.

  2. Decent work in the informal economy in Cambodia: a literature review

    01 January 2006

    A review of literature on decent work in the informail economy in Cambodia.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.