UNU-WIDER at WEAI Annual Conference

Session on transforming informal work and livelihoods. 

The 96th Western Economic Association International (WEAI) Annual Conference takes place online across 27 June to 1 July. This year’s programme includes a session chaired by Tim Gindling, Climbing the job ladder? Informal and formal work in a dynamic context, with panellists presenting several papers from the UNU-WIDER project on Transforming informal work and livelihoods

The session is held on 28 June 08:00-09:45 PDT (18:00-19:45 UCT+3)

For more details and to register for the conference visit the event webpage here.

The papers being presented are available for free download. Access via links below.

Informality and work status’, by Gary Fields 

Transforming informal work and livelihoods in China’, by Carl Shu-Ming Lin 

Transitions between informal and formal jobs in India’, by Simone Schotte 

Informal work in sub-Saharan Africa: dead-end or stepping stone?’, by Michael Danquah