Publications on informal economy

  1. Publication

    Has atypical work become typical in Germany?: Country case study on labour market segmentation

    08 August 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 145

  2. Publication

    Italy: A dual labour market in transition: Country case study on labour market segmentation

    08 August 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 144

  3. Publication

    Beyond the contract type segmentation in Spain: Country case study on labour market segmentation

    08 August 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 143

  4. Publication

    An anatomy of the French labour market: Country case study on labour market segmentation

    08 August 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 142

  5. Publication

    Work Sharing during the Great Recession: New developments and beyond

    18 June 2013

    This volume presents the concept and history of work sharing, how it can be used as a strategy for preserving jobs and also its potential for increasing employment − including the complexities and trade-offs involved. Work-sharing programmes used during the Great Recession of 2008−09 are analysed for several European countries and other countries around the world.

  6. Publication

    2013. The ILO in Latin America and The Caribbean. Advances and Perspectives.

    04 June 2013

    The Report, describing progress made in the world of work in the region over the last year and, at the same time, once again presenting strategic guidelines for discussion. The document also describes a chequered period: sustained progress has been made in labour policies and indicators, which is good news for the region. The international context presents serious threats however, and internal inequality persists, so it would be unwise to lower the guard.

  7. Publication

    The Informal Economy and Decent Work: A Policy Resource Guide supporting transitions to formality

    15 May 2013

    This practical Policy Resource Guide is the first initiative to bring together a synthesis of knowledge, policy innovations and good practices facilitating transition to formality.

  8. Publication

    Shared Harvests: Agriculture, Trade, and Employment (ILO-UNCTAD)

    14 May 2013

    The edited volume “Shared Harvests: Agriculture, Trade and Employment” is the outcome of a technical cooperation project entitled “Assessing and Addressing the Effects of Trade and Employment” managed jointly by the European Commission and the International Labour Office (ILO) with funding from the European Union, and collaborative work between the ILO and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The research findings in this volume emphasize the need to make agriculture (or re-establish it as) a high policy priority, particularly in the domains of development, trade, and employment.

  9. Publication

    Youth poverty in Accra: urban livelihoods in informal apprenticeships

    10 May 2013

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 21

  10. Publication

    Local governance and the informal economy: Experiences in promoting decent work in the Philippines

    06 May 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 135