Tag: research

IEMS Report on Street Vendors Highlights Importance of Urban Space as a Livelihood Right

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by Sally Roever Street vendors have a way of fitting themselves into urban public space. They sprawl down certain streets, line up along railroad tracks, and pack their stalls onto crowded sidewalks, anywhere that customers may be passing by. The trouble is, most cities don’t plan for that. And because they don’t plan for it,… Read more »

WIEGO Rolls Out Informal Economy Working Papers

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This summer, our partners at Women in Informal Employment, Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) are rolling a series of Working Papers, which feature research that makes either an empirical or theoretical contribution to existing knowledge about the informal economy. Particular attention is paid to policy-relevant research. This series includes statistical profiles of informal employment and critical analysis of… Read more »