Social Protection and the Informal Economy. Linkages and Good Practices for Poverty Reduction and Empowerment - OECD 2009
Poverty persists across the world. The informal economy is growing worldwide. These two facts are connected. The purpose of this paper is to provide a framework which links these two facts, and relates them to a third problem – the decreasing numbers of people who can get access to measures of social provision; and to a fourth dimension, that of empowerment.