Publications

Just released

  1. Global report

    Women in Business and Management: The business case for change

    22 May 2019

    Our second global report on Women in Business and Management offers new insights into how gender diversity at the top improves organizational performance. These include how the many dimensions of an organization’s policies, a gender-balanced workforce and a gender-inclusive culture, among other factors, move the needle for more women to hold decision-making power.

  2. Report

    Working conditions in a global perspective

    06 May 2019

    This report provides a comparative analysis of job quality covering approximately 1.2 billion of the world’s workers in the EU28, China, the Republic of Korea, Turkey, the United States (US), Spanish-speaking Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama), Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

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.