Publications | ELLA
21
Feb
2017
DOCUMENTO DE EVIDENCIA COMPARATIVA

[INGLÉS] Rethinking the effect of informality on inclusive growth: lessons from Colombia and South Africa for their regions

This paper attempts to understand the nature of the impact informality has on inclusive growth by comparing the cases of Colombia and South Africa: two upper-middle income countries with very different views and government approaches to the issue.

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22
Sep
2016
Resumenes

Al umbral de la formalidad: diferentes soluciones para distintas informalidades

Este documento presenta un análisis de la relación entre informalidad y crecimiento inclusivo en América Latina, enfocado en el caso de Colombia. Presenta, además, recomendaciones de política para los diferentes tipos de informalidad.

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16
Sep
2016
Resumenes

[Inglés] Informality and Inclusive Growth: What South Africa can tell us about the benefits and costs of informal employment

This brief explores the relationship between informal employment and inclusive growth in sub-Saharan Africa, focused on the case of South Africa, with recommendations on how to address different types of informality.

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18
Jul
2016
MULTIMEDIA

[INGLÉS] INFOGRAPHIC: Informality and inclusive growth in sub-saharan Africa

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Informality and inclusive growth in sub-saharan Africa".

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3
Jul
2016
DOCUMENTO DE EVIDENCIA REGIONAL

[INGLÉS] Informality and Inclusive Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

This research seeks to explore the relationship between informality and inclusive growth in sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular focus on South Africa.

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1
Jul
2016
DOCUMENTO DE EVIDENCIA REGIONAL

Informalidad y Crecimiento Inclusivo en América Latina: El Caso Colombiano

La presente investigación busca entender el impacto de la informalidad sobre el crecimiento inclusivo en América Latina, enfatizando el caso colombiano.

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23
Mar
2016
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

(English) Employment and Taxes in Latin America

(English) This paper analyses the labour effects of taxes and explores empirically the effects of payroll taxes, the VAT and corporate income taxes. It uses national-level data of labour variables for 15 Latin American countries

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2
Oct
2015
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Brechas de ingresos laborales en el Perú urbano: una exploración de la economía informal

Esta investigación busca establecer si las diferencias de ingresos entre los trabajadores con empleo formal e informal pueden ser explicadas por los atributos productivos de la mano de obra o si, por el contrario, son resultado de una segmentación del mercado laboral.

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4
Ago
2015
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

(English) A Tale of Two Species : Revisiting the Effect of Registration Reform on Informal Business Owners in Mexico

Different views have been put forward to explain why most firms in developing countries operate informally. One argues that informal-business owners are people trying to make a living while searching for a wage job. Another argues that they do not register their firms because of complex regulation processes. This paper contributes to recent literature that argues that both factors are at work.

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27
May
2015
PLAN DE INVESTIGACIÓN

Informality and Inclusive Growth

This design and methods paper sets out how the authors will explore the transitions between unemployment, informality and formal employment and how they might affect or promote inclusive growth at both individual and macroeconomic level.

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13
May
2015
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Taxes and Transition: Formalising Small-Scale Farmers in Peru?

This Briefing Paper from IIED looks at the Peruvian government's attempts to formalise small-scale farmers, offering lessons applicable in Peru and beyond.

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