Social Protection for All [E-Book]: How to Cover Middle-Sector Workers with Informal Jobs / Ángel Melguizo
Melguizo, Ángel.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2010
2 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Development Centre Policy Insights ; 91
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Informality remains pervasive in Latin American and Caribbean labour markets. Many "middle-sectors workers" (around the middle of the income distribution) are employed informally and contribute irregularly to a public or private pension. Governments should consider extending social pensions and stimulating (even financially, via defined matching contributions) individual savings.