Publications

Just released

  1. Book

    The International Labour Organization: 100 years of global social policy

    29 October 2019

    This book is the first comprehensive account of the International Labour Organization’s 100-year history.

  2. Studies on Growth with Equity

    What Works: Promoting Pathways to Decent Work

    16 October 2019

    This report analyses how income support and ALMPs can come together to tackle a significant set of barriers limiting access to decent work in emerging and developing countries.

Flagship reports

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook 2019

    World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019

    13 February 2019

    This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation and productivity.

  2. Global Wage Report 2018/19

    What lies behind gender pay gaps

    26 November 2018

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

Editor's choice

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2018 – Global snapshot

The past 20 years have witnessed some progress for women in the world of work and in terms of gender equality in society. This report looks at the progress (or lack thereof) made during the past decade and assesses women’s labour market prospects.