Books and reports

March 2017

  1. Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men

    08 March 2017

    This study provides a first-ever account of global attitudes and perceptions of women and men regarding women and work based on the 2016 Gallup World Poll. The poll, which was conducted in 142 countries and territories, is representative of 98 per cent of the global population.

  2. Women, gender and work: Social choices and inequalities. Volume 2

    08 March 2017

    A collection of 30 recent articles selected from the International Labour Review, offering the insights of economists, sociologists and lawyers into a wide range of gender issues and country settings.

February 2017

  1. Working anytime, anywhere: The effects on the world of work

    15 February 2017

    This report considers the impact of telework/ICT-mobile work on the world of work. It synthesises research carried out by Eurofound’s network of European correspondents and ILO country experts.

January 2017

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2017

    12 January 2017

    This edition takes stock of the current global labour market situation, assessing the most recent employment developments and forecasting unemployment levels in developed, emerging and developing countries. It also focuses on trends in job quality, paying particular attention to working poverty and vulnerable employment.

December 2016

  1. Resolving individual labour disputes: A comparative overview

    23 December 2016

    This book examines the institutions and mechanisms for settlement of individual labour disputes in various countries.

  2. Labour regulation and development: Socio-legal perspectives

    15 December 2016

  3. Global Wage Report 2016/17: Wage inequality in the workplace

    15 December 2016

    This report analyses the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.

November 2016

  1. Non-standard employment around the world: Understanding challenges, shaping prospects

    16 November 2016

    The report analyses the incidence and trends of non-standard forms of employment globally and explores the reasons behind this phenomenon, including changes in the world of work brought about by globalization and social change.

October 2016

  1. Transformation of women at work in Asia: An unfinished development agenda

    31 October 2016

    This book examines the drivers of, and barriers to, participation of women in the Asian labour market for its socio-economic development and structural transformation.

  2. Key Labor Market Indicators: Analysis with Household Survey Data

    20 October 2016

    This publication is an introduction to labour market indicator analysis and a guide for analysing household survey data using the ADePT ILO Labour Market Indicators Module.