Publications

Just released

  1. Report

    Decent work in Portugal 2008–18: From crisis to recovery

    12 October 2018

    This report reviews the country’s economic and labour market situation since 2008 and examines future prospects.

  2. Report

    Digital labour platforms and the future of work: Towards decent work in the online world

    20 September 2018

    This report provides one of the first comparative studies of working conditions on five major micro-task platforms that operate globally.

Flagship reports

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook 2018

    Greening with jobs

    14 May 2018

    This edition examines environmental sustainability in the world of work. It focuses on how climate change and environmental degradation will impact the labour markets, affecting both the volume and quality of employment, and quantifies the shifts expected to take place within and between sectors.

  2. World Employment and Social Outlook

    Trends 2018

    22 January 2018

    This edition examines the current state of the labour market, assessing the most recent developments and making global and regional projections of unemployment, vulnerable employment and working poverty.

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.