How the Cost-of-Living Crisis Hurts Workers in Informal Employment in Bangkok, Thailand


The cost-of-living crisis is affecting workers in informal employment in Bangkok in many ways, including forcing their households to cut their food consumption. This flyer contains recommendations for policy and practice in areas that will support workers’ livelihoods, extend and strengthen social protection, ensure access to public space, and commit to worker participation and representation in decision-making processes. 

For a fuller picture of how the escalating cost of living is affecting workers in informal employment in Bangkok, see WIEGO Policy Brief No. 30 by Marcela Valdivia, Ana Carolina Ogando, Poonsap Suanmuang Tulaphan.

Informal Economy Theme
Informal Economy Topic