Publications on informal economy

  1. International Migration Papers No. 81

    A study on labour migration data and statistics in East Africa

    20 February 2006

  2. International Migration Papers No. 80

    Legislation on migrant workers in West Africa

    17 February 2006

  3. International Migration Papers No. 79

    Labour migration statistics in West Africa

    10 February 2006

  4. International Migration Papers No. 78

    Summary report on migration and development in Central Maghreb

    03 February 2006

  5. International Migration Papers No. 77

    Report on legislation concerning international migration in Central Maghreb

    31 January 2006

  6. International Migration Papers No. 76

    Systems of statistical information on migrant workers in Central Maghreb

    27 January 2006

  7. International Migration Papers No. 75

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

    20 January 2006

  8. International Migration Papers No. 72

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

    06 January 2006

  9. 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.

  10. 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.