Informal Economy Monitoring Study Sector Report: Street Vendors

  • IEMS Type: Sector Report

IEMS Sector Report -  Street Vendors

This report synthesizes qualitative and quantitative data from the first (2012) round of IEMS fieldwork in the street vendor sector in five cities:

  • Accra, Ghana
  • Ahmedabad, India
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Lima, Peru
  • Nakuru, Kenya

See also: Executive Summary of this report

en español: Resumen ejecutivo

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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Informal Economy Theme
Informal Economy Topic
Occupational group