What has really happened to poverty and inequality during the growth process in developing countries?
27 September 2011
Employment Working Paper No. 96
15 July 2011
Employment Working Paper No. 77
23 June 2011
Drawing on broad regional labour market analyses and country case studies, this book demonstrates how the new MDG employment indicators can be used as a basis for improved labour market and poverty monitoring as well as improved employment policy development in sub-Saharan Africa.
29 March 2011
The Growth, Employment and Decent Work in the Least Developed Countries report has been prepared for the Fourth UN Conference on Least Developed Countries (LDCs) (Istanbul, 9-13 May 2011). It reviews trends in growth, employment and decent work in LDCs, highlighting challenges and opportunities for structural transformation, job creation and poverty eradication and offers a portfolio of policy options for job creation and poverty reduction to be tailored to country needs and circumstances. This title is available in electronic format only. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org"
04 February 2011
Employment Working Paper No. 72
06 January 2011
The Great Recession was one of the most traumatic global events of the first decade of the twenty-first century. This book showcases research undertaken by leading experts on the macroeconomic and labour market dimensions of the financial crisis of 2007-2009. It provides a global overview, interpreting the causes, consequences and policy responses to the Great Recession from the perspective of both developing and developed countries.
01 January 2011
The annual Global Employment Trends (GET) report provides the latest global and regional estimates of employment and unemployment, employment by sector, vulnerable employment, labour productivity and working poverty, while also analysing country-level issues and trends in the labour market. Taking into account macroeconomic trends and forecasts, the GET includes a short-term outlook for labour markets around the world.
What role for labour market policies and institutions in development? Enhancing security in developing countries and emerging economies
17 December 2010
Employment Working Paper No. 67
12 August 2010
The report presents the latest global and regional labour market trends for youth and specifically explores how the global economic crisis has exposed the vulnerabilities of young people around the world. In developed economies, the crisis has led to the highest youth unemployment rates on record, while in developing economies – where 90 per cent of the world’s youth live – the crisis threatens to exacerbates the challenges of rampant decent work deficits, adding to the number of young people who find themselves stuck in working poverty and thus prolonging the cycle of working poverty through at least another generation.
24 March 2010
Employment Working Paper No. 49
05 March 2010
This report uses labour market indicators to measure progress or lack of progress towards the goal of gender equality in the world of work and identify where and why blockages to labour market equity continue to exist.
17 February 2010
Employment Working Paper No. 48
26 January 2010
An update of the annual ILO Global Employment Trends series, available since 2003
19 January 2010
Provides a detailed description of the methodology used in the Global Employment Trends Model. This publication is only available in soft copies.
23 December 2009
Employment Working Paper No. 40
20 November 2009
Employment Working Paper No. 41
15 October 2009
Employment Working Paper No. 42
06 September 2009
Chapter 1c looks at the latest available data for Botswana, Pakistan and Ukraine, countries of diverging economic and social contexts, with the aim of demonstrating how the MDG employment indicators can be used as a starting point for a fuller labour market analysis based on a broader set of indicators.
The well-being of labour in contemporary Indian economy : what’s active labour market policy got to do with it?
04 September 2009
Employment Working Paper No. 39
30 August 2009
Employment Working Paper No. 35