01 November 2013
The 2008 financial crisis marked the beginning of a prolonged and ongoing period of extreme economic turbulence that has created multiple challenges for both governments and national systems of labour administration. Difficult economic conditions are encouraging a re-evaluation of established policies and institutions in the areas of labour, employment, social protection and industrial relations.
31 October 2013
This volume focuses on the labour market situation, trends and regulations in emerging economies, devoting attention to how they have dealt with both short-term issues, namely the global financial crisis, and longer-term structural challenges − as well as the gaps that still remain.
04 October 2013
Ensuring that the work done by women and men is valued fairly and ending pay discrimination is essential to achieving gender equality. However, pay inequality continues to persist and gender pay gaps in some instances have stagnated or even increased.
15 November 2013
This original and extensive study examines the causes and consequences associated with the falling wage share and rising inequality in income distribution, relating to both aggregate demand and labour productivity. It presents new empirical and econometric evidence regarding the economic causes and potential impact of changing income distribution.
15 November 2013
This volume provides solutions-oriented approaches for promoting improved working conditions and labour rights in the apparel industry.
20 November 2013
This thought-provoking volume goes beyond the narrow conceptualization of macroeconomic stability to explore the link between structural transformation and inclusive development. It examines three thematic pillars: the limits of conventional macroeconomics; the long-run agenda of structural transformation and the development of capabilities; and inequality and its macroeconomic consequences.
Published annually by the International Institute for Labour Studies - the research arm of the ILO - the report presents a timely, in-depth discussion of work issues in a non-technical manner, based on new data and economic analysis and with full technical annexes.
Five years after the outbreak of the global financial crisis, the study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment. It also presents a number of policy considerations in light of the new challenges facing policy makers in the coming year.
The report looks at differences in wages around the globe and how they have been influenced by the economic crisis, giving a unique picture of wage trends and relative purchasing power across the world and by region and providing policy recommendations.
Report of the Social Protection Floor Advisory Group chaired by Michelle Bachelet. In many ways the power of the social protection floor lies in its simplicity. The floor is based on the idea that everyone should enjoy at least basic income security sufficient to live ...
This valuable wide-ranging reference tool meets the ever-increasing demand for timely, accurate and accessible information on the rapidly changing world of work. The KILM offers the general user with instant and uncomplicated access to data and analysis on the world's labour markets.
First in the series Advances in Labour Studies, this book is an international and interdisciplinary response to the neoliberal ideologies that have shaped labour market regulation in recent decades. It draws on contributions by leading experts across a range of disciplines, including economics, law, political science and industrial relations.
Labordoc contains references to a wide range of print and electronic publications, including journal articles, from countries around the world, on all aspects of work and sustainable livelihoods, and the work-related aspects of economic and social developments and human rights. Labordoc provides an ever increasing number of links to online publications available on the internet.
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