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Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) Publications

Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) - Publications

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WIEGO Briefs

WIEGO Briefs are part of our  Publication Series.

Waste Wise

Waste is Everyone’s Business!

Recyclers at workRecycling is one of the cheapest, fastest ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Informal Economy Budget Analysis

Informal Economy Budget Analysis

Informal Economy Budget AnalysisInformal Economy Budget Analysis (IEBA) examines how government budgets address the needs and interests of different groups of informal workers.

Mega Events & the Urban Working Poor

Mega Events and the Urban Working Poor

This work aims to understand the multifaceted impact of mega events on the working poor and to publicize these findings.

Pat Horn of StreetNet addresses International Trade Union Confederation about mega events and their impact on informal workers.

Durban Legal Victory

 

Photos Courtesy of Asiye eTafuleni

Working in Warwick: Including Street Traders in Urban Plans

Working in Warwick: Including street traders in urban plans

Working in Warwick Book Cover

Special Issue of Environment and Urbanization on Urban Livelihoods

Special Issue of Environment & Urbanization on Urban Livelihoods

Special Issue of Environment and Urbanization on Urban Livelihoods

Enhancing Productivity in the Urban Informal Economy

Enhancing Productivity in the Urban Informal Economy

In 2015 – 2016 the WIEGO Network participated in the Habitat III process, with the objective to make visible the contributions of urban informal workers to cities, and advocate for inclusive urban policies.

Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS)

IEMSThe 10-city Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) evaluates the realities that informal workers face. Qualitative and quantitative research methods together have provided an in-depth understanding of how home-based workers, street vendors, and waste pickers are affected by economic trends, urban policies and practices, value chain dynamics, and other economic and social forces.