Employment policy briefs

  1. Public employment services: Joined-up services for people facing labour market disadvantage

    20 June 2018

    This technical note shows how public employment services (PES) are going beyond traditional ways of working, moving towards joined-up services to help people facing complex barriers to employment in finding work and building skills, with the aim of achieving more sustainable outcomes. The note explores the meaning of “joined-up services” and presents selected country case studies that offer insights from experience to policy-makers, practitioners and others interested in developing services to maximize the level of support available to disadvantaged jobseekers.

  2. Investment in infrastructure - Assessment of employment outcomes using macro-level analysis: Approach and indicators

    20 September 2017

    This policy paper presents the findings of the macro-level analysis for 11 European Investment Bank (EIB)- financed investment projects that were assessed in 2013. It describes the approach that was used, and the indicators that could be extracted using this approach.

  3. Investment in infrastructure - Assessment of employment outcomes using project-level analysis: Approach and indicators

    20 September 2017

    This policy paper presents the findings of the project-level analysis for 11 European Investment Bank (EIB)- financed investment projects that were assessed in 2013. It describes the approach that was used, and the indicators that could be extracted using this approach.

  4. New automation technologies and job creation and destruction dynamics

    12 May 2017

    This policy brief addresses the following question: is the labour-replacing potential of the technological revolution so far-reaching that it is inherently different from what has been experienced in the past, and on balance is an inhibitor rather than a generator of decent work?