Publications

Title:
Enhancing Productivity in the Urban Informal Economy
Author(s):
WIEGO, , Cardiff University and UN Habitat .
Date:
January, 2017
Publisher:
UN Habitat
Publication Type:
Book
Description:

Enhancing Productivity in the Urban Informal EconomyThis publication argues for a radical and new policy paradigm, to promote inclusion of informal workers in urban dialogues, and mainstream the informal economy in urban policies and strategies. Over the last 20 years knowledge has grown – of the potential of informal employment to provide households with pathways out of poverty, communities with accessible and affordable goods and services, and cities with vibrant sites of economic and social exchange – and of the ways in which cities can help make informal employment more secure.

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