Publications

2018

  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. Building an adequate U.S. labor and social protection system for the 21st century

    05 June 2018

    Over the last several decades the economic prospects facing U.S. workers and households have changed in substantial ways. For most, it has been a change for the worse. This paper is intended to bring analytical clarity and focus to the issues that currently confront workers, households and policy makers in the spheres of employment and social protection.

  3. The regulation of internships: A comparative study

    18 May 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 240

  4. Macroeconomic policy, inclusive growth and productive employment in Uganda

    18 May 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 244

  5. Women’s and Youth Empowerment in Rural Tunisia - An assessment using the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI)

    01 May 2018

    The “Women’s and Youth Empowerment in Rural Tunisia” study uses, for the first time in the Arab world, the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) to investigate the topic of gender equality. The study employs a large-scale survey of rural, semi-urban and urban Tunisia to map levels of empowerment among women and young people between the age of 18 and 30. The overall objective of the project is to provide new measurement tools and data to policymakers and organisations to allow them to better design, target, monitor and evaluate initiatives aiming to empower women and young people across Tunisia.

  6. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Issue 1, April 2018

    30 April 2018

  7. Morocco: Young women’s employment and empowerment in the rural economy

    06 April 2018

    This country brief looks at gender and youth dimensions of employment in Morocco, paying particular attention to the rural economy.

  8. Constraints and good practice in women’s entrepreneurship in MENA

    22 March 2018

    Case study: New evidence on gender attitudes towards women in business

  9. Jordan: Young women’s employment and empowerment in the rural economy

    22 March 2018

    This country brief looks at gender and youth dimensions of employment in Jordan, paying particular attention to the rural economy.

  10. Realizing Innovation through Social Entrepreneurship

    08 March 2018

    RISE Egypt

  11. Establishing Day Care Centres in the Private Sector

    08 March 2018

    Ministry of Labour, Jordan

  12. Maharat Training for Employment

    08 March 2018

    Business Development Center, Jordan

  13. Fostering employment through business support to young entrepreneurs in Lebanon

    08 March 2018

    Berytech

  14. Trade Accelerator for Young Entrepreneurs in Morocco

    08 March 2018

    International Trade Centre, Morocco

  15. Tomouh: A New Loan Product for Micro and Small-Sized Enterprises

    08 March 2018

    Alexandria Business Association, Egypt

  16. Employment and growth in Indonesia (1990–2015)

    28 February 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 239

  17. Note on Public Employment Services in Mexico

    19 February 2018

    Mexico

  18. Rethinking macroeconomic policies for full employment and inclusive growth: Some elements

    01 February 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 238

  19. Good practices in using partnerships for effective and efficient delivery of employment services in India

    01 February 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 233

  20. Infographic: Promoting youth employment and empowerment of young women in Jordan: An assessment of active labour market policies

    17 January 2018

    The Youth Employment Inventory Jordan provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 84 youth employment interventions implemented between 2012 and 2016.