Books and reports

November 2016

  1. Publication

    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. Book

    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. Book

    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. Book

    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.

July 2016

  1. Studies on Growth with Equity

    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. Studies on Growth with Equity

    Assessment of labour provisions in trade and investment arrangements

    13 July 2016

June 2016

  1. Studies on Growth with Equity

    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. Flagship report

    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.

March 2016

  1. Report

    Women at Work Trends 2016

    08 March 2016

    This report provides the latest ILO data on women’s position in labour markets, examines the factors behind these trends and explores the policy drivers for transformative change.

February 2016

  1. Publication

    Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) – Ninth edition

    29 February 2016

    The KILM is a multifunctional research tool designed to make labour market information and analysis easily accessible.