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Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) Publications

These findings are based on research conducted in 2012 as part of the Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS), a project under Inclusive Cities and led by WIEGO.

Conducted in 10 cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the study examines how informal livelihoods are changing, how informal workers respond, and what institutions help or hinder their lives.

What We Do

In all of our activities, WIEGO seeks to increase the voice, visibility, and validity of the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy:

The WIEGO Network - Defining Features

WIEGO focuses on the concrete reality of the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. We seek to integrate an informed understanding of this concrete reality into mainstream development thinking, policies and institutions.

- We draw on the distinct expertise of, and build effective alliances between, our three constituencies:

WIEGO Team

Programme Team

See biographies of WIEGO Team members.

Marty Chen
International Coordinator

Chris Bonner
Director, Organization & Representation

Joann Vanek
Director, Statistics

Elaine Jones

Who We Are

WIEGO is a global action-research-policy network that seeks to improve the status of the working poor in the informal economy, especially women. Economic empowerment of these workers is at the heart of WIEGO’s mission. We believe all workers should have equal economic opportunities and rights and be able to determine the conditions of their work and lives.

The WIEGO Network

The WIEGO network consists of individuals and institutions from three broad constituencies:

WIEGO Briefs

WIEGO Briefs are part of our  Publication Series.

WIEGO Team Bios

Olga Abizaid, WIEGO Communications OfficerOlga Abizaid
Communications Officer