The Social Sciences Forum presents the annual Lipitz Lecture, featuring Tim Gindling, professor of economics at UMBC, who will speak on Climbing the Job Ladder? Informal and Formal Work in Developing Countries.
Many workers in developing economies are not covered by official legal protections, nor do they benefit from mandated labor benefits such as social security. This lecture presents a description of these informal workers in countries from across the developing world.
Tim Gindling is professor of economics, director of the Economic Policy Analysis Graduate Program, and an affiliate professor in Public Policy.
Admission is free.
The Lipitz Lecture is sponsored by the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; the Center for Social Science Scholarship; and the Department of Economics.