Executive Summary - Informal Economy Monitoring Study: Waste Pickers in Pune, India

Poornima Chikarmane
  • IEMS Type: Executive Summary

IEMS Executive Summary - Waste Pickers in Pune, India

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The Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) is designed to provide credible, grounded evidence of the range of driving forces, both positive and negative, that affect conditions of work in the urban informal economy in 10 cities over time. Specifically, it examines how informal workers are affected by, and respond to, macroeconomic trends, urban policies and practices, value chain dynamics, and other economic and social forces.



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