April 2018 Labor Force Survey (LFS) Results

Overall, the results of the April 2018 LFS round show a positive labor market outlook in terms of employment generation. Improvements were observed in the female labor force participation rate (LFPR) (from 46.2% in April 2017 to 46.5% in April 2018), indicating available opportunities for women in the domestic labor market. At the same time, continue reading

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