This technical research brief presents evidence on the declining wage share in China until recently, in spite of significant rise in wages in the country. It provides a perspective on the on-going debate/discussion in the country on whether or not fast growth in wages has hindered competitiveness.
Thailand Country Brief on ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity
Will The AEC help Thailand's 66.5 million women and men prosper?
This brief examines the impact of the AEC on Thailand’s labour markets through economic model simulations, with the aim of offering evidence-based policy recommendations towards fostering better jobs and equitable growth. This note was based on the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) study “ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity”, launched in 2014.Research Note on Social Dialogue in Asia-Pacific
This research note provides a brief overview of the different social dialogue models in Asia-Pacific and analyses the economic and social trends in social dialogue in the region.
World Employment and Social Outlook: The Changing Nature of Jobs | Asia and the Pacific Supplement, May 2015
This research note provides a brief overview of the latest edition of the ILO's flagship World Employment and Social Outlook, entitled "The Changing Nature of Jobs". The main findings are presented with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
Asia-Pacific Research Brief Series No.2 | November 2013
A return to stronger employment growth in India? Insights from the 68th NSS Round 2011-12.
Asia-Pacific Research Brief Series No.1 | September 2013
Can a growing middle class drive inclusive labour markets in developing Asia and the Pacific?