UNDER THE RADAR: GETTING TO KNOW THE WORKERS IN THE INFORMAL ECONOMY

The informal economy has been a significant emerging part of the labor force. Undeniably, the informal economy contributes to the national economy and provides employment opportunities across sectors. This occasional paper will present an overview on the current situation of the workers in the informal economy in the Philippines. Click Here to Download Full Occasional continue reading

Holding Up Half the Sky? Exploring the Links Between Reproductive Health Access and Women’s Labor Market Participation

The Philippines was one of the first countries in Asia to ratify several international agreements, including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and other international standards associated with the fundamental principles and rights at work such as the Equal Remuneration Convention (C100) and the Discrimination Convention (C111), among continue reading

Digital Jobs in the Barrio: Leveraging IT-BPO for Inclusive Development through Impact Sourcing

Technology proves to be a vital tool for development across the world. Recent technological advancements and innovations have actually offered a strong potential to accelerate economic growth and advance social progress, especially in developing regions and countries. More remarkably, technology has given rise to digital economies where means of production and standards of living are continue reading