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Title:
Informal Sector and Informal Employment: Overview of Data for 11 Cities in 10 Developing Countries
Series Subtitle:
WIEGO Working Paper No. 9
Author(s):
Herrera, J., M. Kuepie, C. Nordman, X. Oudin and F. Roubaud.
Date:
January, 2012
Publication Type:
Working Papers
Description:

Informal Sector and Informal Employment: Data OverviewThis paper presents tabulations on informal employment in urban areas of 10 developing countries: Abidjan, Antananarivo, Bamako, Cotonou, Dakar, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Lima, Lomé, Niamey and Ouagadougou.

 

It presents data on specific categories of urban informal workers – street vendors and waste pickers, among others. The paper also makes recommendations on methods to improve the identification of these workers in national data collection systems.

 

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