Publications on informal economy

  1. Publication

    Challenges and opportunities for decent work in the culture and media sectors

    14 January 2019

    The present study examines employment in culture and media in 16 countries, from four regions, and covering the very diverse world of the media and culture. This encompasses: musicians, actors, dancers, journalists, screenwriters, technicians and creators of audio-visual and live performances, and visual artists.

  2. Publication

    Promoting adequate social protection and social security coverage for all workers, including those in non-standard forms of employment

    02 October 2018

    Promoting adequate social protection and social security coverage for all workers, including those in non-standard forms of employment (ILO/OECD).

  3. Publication

    Informality and non-standard forms of employment

    02 October 2018

    Prepared for the G20 Employment Working Group meeting.

  4. Publication

    Executive summary: Digital labour platforms and the future of work

    20 September 2018

    This report provides one of the first comparative studies of working conditions on five major micro-task platforms that operate globally.

  5. Report

    Digital labour platforms and the future of work: Towards decent work in the online world

    20 September 2018

    The report offers one of the first comparative studies of working conditions at five of the major, global, online micro-task platforms.

  6. Publication

    India Wage Report: Wage policies for decent work and inclusive growth

    20 August 2018

    This report provides an overview of recent trends in wages, including wage gaps between different categories of workers, gender wage gaps, wages by sector and occupation, and trends in wage inequality. It analyses the existing market labour institutions and framework; particularly focussing on minimum wages and collective bargaining, and also suggests some policy-oriented recommendations.

  7. Joint ILO / World Bank publication

    Pathways to formalization: Going beyond the formality dichotomy. The case of Peru

    15 August 2018

  8. Publication

    Interns and outcomes: Just how effective are internships as a bridge to stable employment?

    09 August 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 241

  9. EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 247

    New technologies and the transition to formality: The trend towards e–formality

    01 August 2018

  10. Publication

    Work on Digital Labour Platforms in Ukraine: Issues and Policy Perspectives

    27 July 2018