The proposed project is intended to improve availability of data on informal sector and informal employment for promotion of evidence based policies and exhaustive compilation of estimates of GDP in their national accounting systems.
|Project Name||Measuring the Informal Sector|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Regional integration
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Industry and trade - Small and medium enterprise development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The proposed project is intended to improve availability of data on informal sector and informal employment for promotion of evidence based policies and exhaustive compilation of estimates of GDP in their national accounting systems.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||Consultancy services of qualified statisticians with extensive experience in designing and conducting large scale sample surveys and in national accounts statistics will be required. Exact quantum of services required are to be determined.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Maligalig, Dalisay S.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Development Indicators and Policy Research Division|
Asian Development Bank
Dalisay S. Maligalig
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||09 Jun 2007|
|Fact Finding||11 Mar 2007 to 25 Mar 2007|
|Approval||12 Dec 2007|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||17 Jul 2007|
|Last PDS Update||17 Jul 2007|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|12 Dec 2007||-||12 Dec 2007||31 Dec 2010||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|500,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||500,000.00||12 Dec 2007||476,634.27|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|The Informal Sector and Informal Employment in Bangladesh||Reports||Dec 2012|
|A Handbook on Using the Mixed Survey for Measuring Informal Employment and the Informal Sector||Books||Mar 2011|
|The Informal Sector and Informal Employment in Indonesia||Reports||Feb 2011|
|The Informal Sector and Informal Employment in Armenia||Reports||Jan 2011|
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