Working papers

2017

  1. Macroeconomic policy, employment and decent work in India

    19 January 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 205

  2. The role of labour market and sectoral policies in promoting more and better jobs in low middle income countries: Issues, evidence and policy options: The case of India

    19 January 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 206

  3. Report on temporary employment agencies and temporary agency work

    17 January 2017

    This report provides an overview of the regulation of temporary agency work in 13 EU Member States, and examines both national and supranational rules shaping temporary work relations in those countries.

  4. Report on collective dismissals: A comparative and contextual analysis of the law on collective redundancies

    17 January 2017

    This report provides an overview of collective dismissal regulation in 13 EU Member States, and examines both national and supranational rules shaping collective redundancy processes in those countries.

  5. The impact of procurement practices in the electronics sector on labour rights and temporary and other forms of employment

    16 January 2017

    This working paper looks at the purchasing practices and how they impact rights at work, wages, working hours, non-standard forms of employment and occupational safety and health. It further discusses public governance and private standards in the electronics supply chain and concludes by evaluating how different stakeholders can impact the purchasing practices.

2016

  1. Evaluating the effects of the structural labour market reforms on collective bargaining in Greece

    15 December 2016

    The present report assesses the social and economic impact of the changes in the regulatory framework of collective bargaining in Greece.

  2. Social protection systems in Latin America: An assessment

    08 December 2016

    This paper assesses the present state of social protection systems in Latin America and their future challenges.

  3. Health workforce: A global supply chain approach. New data on the employment effects of health economies in 185 countries.

    08 December 2016

    This paper provides evidence that investments in health protection not only impact on the achievement of health objectives, but also create an important source of employment across numerous economic sectors.

  4. A just transition to climate-resilient economies and societies: Issues and perspectives for the world of work

    29 November 2016

    This technical paper addresses the negative impacts of climate change on employment and livelihoods and explores how climate-related policy, investment and consumption responses to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change can affect labour markets in their entirety with overall job gains. It stresses the need of accompanying social and economic policies to achieve a just transition for all that leaves no one behind and promotes decent work.

  5. The role of labour market and sectoral policies in promoting more and better jobs in China: Issues, evidence and policy optionsevidence and policy options

    25 November 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 208