Publications

2017

  1. Studies on employment and extractive industry-dominated African countries

    18 September 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 221

  2. Rethinking fiscal policy: Lessons from the European Monetary Union (EMU)

    18 September 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 219

  3. IMPACT BRIEF: Empowering Young Women through Business and Vocational Training: Evidence from Rural Upper Egypt

    01 September 2017

    The Taqeem Impact Brief Series documents how organizations measure outcomes of their employment programmes, the tools that are applied and the findings and recommendations that emerge to assist them in improving impacts and programme design.

  4. IMPACT REPORT: Empowering Young Women through Business and Vocational Training: Evidence from a Field Intervention in Rural Egypt

    01 September 2017

    The ILO Taqeem “Impact Report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. The studies use experimental and quasi-experimental approaches to estimate employment outcomes of active labour market policies and programmes. The goal is to improve the evidence base for “what works” in the effective design and implementation of integrated employment policy responses for youth and women’s employment. Taqeem is a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of an IFAD-financed project titled “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”.

  5. Understanding the drivers of rural vulnerability: Towards building resilience, promoting socio-economic empowerment and enhancing the socio-economic inclusion of vulnerable, disadvantaged and marginalized populations for an effective promotion of Decent Work in rural economies

    09 August 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 214

  6. Timor-Leste National Employment Strategy 2017 – 2030 (in English, Portuguese and Tetun)

    17 July 2017

    Timor-Leste needs to address several challenges in order to provide the required employment opportunities to achieve inclusive growth. Therefore, the National Employment Strategy (NES) 2017 - 2030 focuses on the need of creating new jobs to reduce unemployment and provide employment opportunities for the large population of young people entering the labour market in the next years; increasing formal jobs and addressing current productivity.

  7. Taqeem - Evidence to improve youth and women's employment in the Middle East and North Africa

    17 July 2017

    TAQEEM (meaning “evaluation” in Arabic) is a technical support programme of the International Labour Organization and IFAD whose aim is to increase effectiveness of youth and women employment interventions in the Middle East and North Africa.

  8. The impact of skills training on the financial behaviour, employability and educational choices of rural young people: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Morocco

    14 July 2017

    The “Impact report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative studies which describe the impact estimates of evaluations of youth employment interventions based on experimental and quasi-experimental designs.

  9. Promoting women’s empowerment in the Middle East and North Africa: A rapid evidence assessment of labour market interventions

    14 July 2017

    The Taqeem Impact Brief Series documents how organizations measure outcomes of their employment programmes, the tools that are applied and the findings and recommendations that emerge to assist them in improving impacts and programme design. This rapid evidence assessment analyses gender equality outcomes of Active Labour Market Programmes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

  10. Rural renewable energy investments and their impact on employment

    07 July 2017

    Working Paper No. 1

  11. Investing in work based learning

    04 July 2017

    The brochure highlights relevant concepts, data and key resources regarding technical and vocational education and training from The Interagency Group on Technical and vocational education and training (IAG-TVET).

  12. Engaging employers in apprenticeship opportunities

    26 June 2017

    This joint OECD-ILO report examines best practices in employer engagement in apprenticeship programmes at the local level across nine countries.

  13. REMESUN + E Progamme - Flyer

    20 June 2017

    Following the earthquake of 7.8 magnitude that hit Ecuador in April 2016, causing significant damage and affecting several important sectors of the economy, the Government of Ecuador asked the ILO to contribute to the reconstruction efforts in coordination with the United Nations system.

  14. +789 million and counting: The sub-Saharan African equation

    20 June 2017

    This research brief explores the opportunities that economic diversification offer to foster structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa.

  15. Long-term unemployment in Central Europe: A review of its nature and determinants in five countries

    01 June 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 218

  16. Microfinance and risk management: Impact evaluation of an integrated risk management and microinsurance client training TYM, Vietnam

    23 May 2017

    Social Finance Working Paper. 69

  17. Microfinance and risk management: Impact evaluation of a financial education programme, AMK Cambodia

    23 May 2017

    Social Finance Working Paper. 68

  18. Labour Unions and the promotion of inclusive finance for workers

    23 May 2017

    Social Finance Working Paper. 73

  19. The role of investment incentives for structural transformation: A comparative analysis of investment incentives legislation in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia

    18 May 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 211

  20. SCORE Training Flyer with Infographics

    17 May 2017