Books and reports

December 2016

  1. Resolving individual labour disputes: A comparative overview

    05 December 2016

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

November 2016

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

    14 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.

  3. Europe's disappearing middle class? Evidence from the world of work

    20 October 2016

    The book issues a warning about the latest trends in the world of work and presents considerations to policy-makers for ensuring the future of the middle class in Europe.

August 2016

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth

    24 August 2016

    The report provides updated figures on global and regional youth unemployment. It also looks at working poverty rates, decent work opportunities in both developed and developing economies as well as gender inequalities and migration trends among young people.

July 2016

  1. Building a social pillar for European convergence

    18 July 2016

    This report finds that EU Member States are either diverging in terms of socio-economic performance or converging towards deteriorating outcomes such as worsening inequality and widening structural imbalances.

  2. Assessment of labour provisions in trade and investment arrangements

    13 July 2016

June 2016

  1. What works: Active labour market policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

    21 June 2016

    This report examines the effectiveness of active labour market policies implemented in Latin America, notably policies carried out in Argentina, Colombia and Peru.

May 2016

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Transforming jobs to end poverty

    19 May 2016

    This edition of the WESO looks at poverty reduction and how it has been influenced by income inequality and the availability of quality jobs in developing and developed countries.