Publications

Just released

  1. Publication

    Rising to the youth employment challenge: New evidence on key policy issues

    10 August 2017

    This book brings together contributions from the ILO’s Youth Employment Programme detailing policies that enable young people to find decent work.

  2. Studies on Growth with Equity

    Handbook on assessment of labour provisions in trade and investment arrangements

    18 July 2017

    This publication provides a short analysis on the design, scope, implementation and effectiveness of labour provisions in a practical and accessible manner.

Flagship reports

  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.

  2. 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.

Editor's choice

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017

Authors Steven Tobin and Sheena Yoon present the new World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2017, explaining the employment gains and losses women have made in the past year as well as the barriers they face entering and staying in today’s labour market.