Publications on informal economy

  1. International Migration Papers No. 76

    Systems of statistical information on migrant workers in Central Maghreb

    27 January 2006

  2. International Migration Papers No. 75

    Rights of migrant workers in Asia: Any light at the end of the tunnel?

    20 January 2006

  3. International Migration Papers No. 72

    Migration management and development policies: Maximising the benefits of international migration in West Africa

    06 January 2006

  4. Publication

    INFORMAL ECONOMY : The Growing Challenge For Labour Administration

    14 July 2005

    This volume presents a synthesis of country experiences and case studies mainly from Asia, representing several segments of the informal economy with a focus on labour administration and the informal economy. The case studies look at possible approaches in the areas of social security, child labour, bonded labour, and home workers. It will be of interest to policy makers, industrial relations practitioners, labour administrators, the employers, trade unions and civil society groups.

  5. Publication

    Informal economy, undeclared work and labour administration

    01 January 2005

    Examines the concepts of the informal economy and informal employment as defined by the ILO and describes the characteristics and legal frameworks of informal work in various countries. Considers the establishment of the concept of informal work for the purposes of labour administration and discusses challenges in extending the goal of decent work to the informal economy.

  6. Publication

    Informal Economy: The Growing Challenge for Labour Administration

    01 January 2005

    Presents a synthesis of experiences regarding labour administration in the informal sector. Looks at issues of social security, bonded labour, home workers, and child labour.

  7. Publication

    Using the ILO Code of Practice and training manual - Guidelines for employers

    01 January 2004

  8. Publication

    Measuring the non-observed economy. A handbook

    11 June 2002

  9. Publication

    Using the ILO Code of Practice and training manual - Guidelines for trade unions

    01 May 2002

  10. Publication

    Decent Work and the Informal Economy: Abstracts of working papers

    01 January 2002

    Describes the informal economy and highlights its decent work deficit. Proposes an integrated strategy to address underlying causes of informality and to promote decent work in all sectors of the economy, from formal to informal.