Informality and Inequality in a Globalized and Urbanized World


Paper commissioned by the Human Development Report Office

This paper examines inequality in the domain of work with a specific focus on informal work. It explores the relationship between informal employment, income poverty and income inequality, featuring national data dis-aggregated in telling ways, as well as grounded research findings, and brings in other dimensions of inequality related to being informally employed.

Informal Economy Topic
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