Just released

  1. Publication

    Non-standard employment around the world: Understanding challenges, shaping prospects

    14 November 2016

    The report analyses the incidence and trends of non-standard forms of employment globally and explores the reasons behind this phenomenon, including changes in the world of work brought about by globalization and social change.

  2. Book

    Transformation of women at work in Asia: An unfinished development agenda

    31 October 2016

    This book examines the drivers of, and barriers to, participation of women in the Asian labour market for its socio-economic development and structural transformation.

Flagship reports

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook 2016

    Transforming jobs to end poverty

    19 May 2016

    This edition looks at poverty reduction and how it has been influenced by income inequality and the availability of quality jobs in developing and developed countries.

  2. Global Wage Report 2014/15

    Wages and Income Inequality

    5 December 2014

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

  3. World Social Protection Report 2014-15

    Building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice

    03 June 2014

    This report presents the latest social security trends and provides information on social protection systems, coverage, benefits and expenditures in more than 190 countries.