Call for abstracts: Technology and the transition from informal to formal economy

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) invite researchers to submit proposals for innovative research papers relevant to the theme of the use of digital technologies in support of accelerating results in the transition from the informal to formal economy. The deadline for submission is 31 August 2020.

Authors of six abstracts will be invited to present their work at the virtual Knowledge Sharing Forum on “What works in e-formalization for Asia and the Pacific” in November 2020 and will be considered for a future official ILO publications on the topic.

Key information about the Call for Abstracts:
– Organizers: ILO and ESCAP
– Submission deadline: 31 August 2020
– Notification of acceptance: 15 September 2020
– Submission deadline (annotated outline, presentation): 30 October 2020
– Language: Proposals and full papers should be submitted in English

Tags: informal employment, informal economy, technology, researchRegions and countries covered: AsiaMore information : ILO Research