WIEGO Resource Documents

WIEGO Resource Documents include our literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, and papers that reflect the findings from new empirical work. They provide detail to support advocacy, policy or research on specific issues.


New Forms of Social Insurance - Resource Document 29

Asafu-Adjaye, Prince. 2022. New Forms of Social Insurance: The case study of the TUC-UNIWA Informal Sector Pension Scheme in Ghana. WIEGO Resource Document No. 29

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Home-Based Work during the COVID-19 Crisis - Resource Document 28

Chen, Martha and Shalini Sinha. 2022. Home-Based Work during the COVID-19 Crisis: Pathways of Impact and Recovery in Five Cities. WIEGO Resource Document No. 28

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The Struggle for the Soul of Bhadra Chowk - Resource Document 27

Martha Chen. 2022. The Struggle for the Soul of Bhadra Chowk – A Heritage Plaza or Heritage Market? A Case Study from Ahmedabad, India. WIEGO Resource Document No. 27

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Nakmak Douti and Abdou-Rakim Bouraima. 2022. New Forms of Social Insurance: The Case of the MUPROSI Health Mutual in Togo. WIEGO Resource Document No. 26

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Temilade Sesan. 2022. New Forms of Social Insurance: The Case of the FIWON Cooperative Scheme in Nigeria. WIEGO Resource Document No. 25

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Street vendors in Durban Photo Credit: Jonathan Torgovnik

Pamhidzai Bamu, Laura Alfers, Rutendo Mudarikwa and Theodore Kamwimbi. 2022. Social Protection for Self-Employed Informal Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa: A rights-based assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. WIEGO Resource Document No. 24

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Dias, Sonia, Ricardo Abussafy and Juliana Gonçalves. 2022. Inclusive Recycling in Waste Picker Cooperatives in Brazil: Impacts of COVID-19 Comparative Analysis 2020-2021. WIEGO Resource Document No. 23

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COVID-19 emergency laws: survey of 7 Asian countries

Bamu, Pamhidzai and Krithika A. Dinesh. 2021. The Recognition and Protection of Informal Traders in COVID-19 Laws: Lessons from Asia. WIEGO Resource Document No. 22

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Diana, 35, street vendor at an open-air market in the Gustavo A. Madero Municipality, Mexico City.

Marchiori, Teresa and Mariana Prandini Assis. 2021. The Impact of COVID-19 Laws on Street Vendors and Market Traders: Trends and Insights from Latin America. WIEGO Resource Document No. 21

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Women in street market, Accra

Boatang-Pobee, Lydia and Sarah Heneck, Anne Kamau, Francis Kapere, Kweku Kyere, Misiwe Maphumulo and Rachel Moussié. 2021. Women Informal Traders and Child Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Findings from Accra, Durban and Nakuru. WIEGO Resource Document No. 20

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Berenice P. Ramírez López. 2021. Consultoría técnica para estudio sobre mínimo vital. WIEGO Resource Documento de consulta de WIEGO n.° 19

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Brittany A. Thomas, Sonia M. Dias, Cynthia Deng, Mariana Pereira Guimarães. 2021. Ecosystem of Waste: The Role of Waste Pickers and Street Vendors in Curbing Coastal Pollution at Carnaval in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. WIEGO Resource Document No. 18

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WIEGO Resource Document 17

Ryan Thomas Devlin. 2020. No Place for Street Vendors: Global Capital and Local Exclusion in an East Asian Immigrant Enclave of New York City. WIEGO Resource Document No. 17

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WIEGO Resource Document 16Natalia Torres. 2020. Historia del movimiento de las personas trabajadoras del hogar en México: CACEH, el Sindicato y acontecimientos recientes. Documento de consulta de WIEGO No 16

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WIEGO Resource Document 15

Okoye, Victoria. 2020. Street Vendor Exclusion in “Modern” Market Planning: A Case Study from Kumasi, Ghana. WIEGO Resource Document No. 15

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Resource Document No. 14

Bamu-Chipunza, Pamhidzai H. 2019. Street Vendors and Legal Advocacy: Reflections from Ghana, India, Peru, South Africa and Thailand. WIEGO Resource Document No. 14

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Resource Document No. 13Budlender, Debbie and Sera Rose Gondwe. 2019. Informal Economy Budget Analysis for Lilongwe City in Malawi. WIEGO Resource Document No. 13 

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Resource Document No. 12 Angsuthonsombat, Kannika. 2019. Bangkok’s Street Vending Ban: A Summary of the Research on the Social and Economic Impacts. WIEGO Resource Document No. 12

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PUB_R11_JennaHarvey_2019Harvey, Jenna. 2019. Homeworkers in Global Supply Chains: A Review of Literature. WIEGO Resource Document No. 11

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PUB_R10_HornPat_2018Horn, Pat. 2018. Street Vendor Licensing and Permits — Reflections from StreetNet International. WIEGO Resource Document No. 10

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PUB_R9_JorgeCarrilloRodriguez_SarahOrleansReed_2018Jorge Carrillo-Rodriguez and Sarah Orleans Reed. 2018. If Street Food Disappears — Projecting the Cost for Consumers in Bangkok. WIEGO Resource Document No. 9

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 PUB_R8_PamhidzaiBamuChipunza_2018Pamhidzai H. Bamu-Chipunza. 2018. Promoting Decent Work for Domestic Workers: Lessons From Five Countries. WIEGO Resource Document No. 8

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PUB_R7_AishaNansamba_2017Aisha Nansamba. 2017. Informal Economy Budget Analysis: Greater Monrovia. WIEGO Resource Document No. 7

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PUB_R6_NanaAkuaAnyidoho_WilliamSteel_2016Nana Akua Anyidoho and William F. Steel. 2016. Perceptions of Costs and Benefits of Informal-Formal Linkages: Market and Street Vendors in Accra, Ghana. WIEGO Resource Document No. 6

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PUB_R5_DebbieBudlender_2015Debbie Budlender. 2015. Institutional Mapping of Child Care Actors. WIEGO Resource Document No. 5

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 PUB_R4_LauraAlfers_2015Laura Alfers. 2015. Literature Survey: Childcare and the Informal Economy. WIEGO Resource Document No. 4

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PUB_R3_LauraAlfers_2015Laura Alfers. 2015. Annotated Bibliography: Child Care and the Informal Economy. WIEGO Resource Document No. 3

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 PUB_R2_JamesDuminy_ThembiLuckett_2012James Duminy and updated by Thembi Luckett. 2012. Literature Survey: Mega-Events and the Working Poor, with a Special Reference to the 2010 FIFA World Cup. WIEGO Resource Document No. 2

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PUB_R1_JamesDuminy_2011James Duminy. 2011. Literature Survey: Informality and Planning. WIEGO Resource Document No. 1

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