Working papers

2012

  1. Social rights and administrative regulations for effectiveness and sustainability: what modernization of labour law?

    26 January 2012

    This paper deals with the adjustment and modernization of labour law in a period of global crisis which, according to the author: “confirmed the unsustainability of economic models that had been thought of as well established”.

2011

  1. Macroeconomic policy for full and productive employment and decent work for all: Sri Lanka country study

    21 December 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 110

  2. Macroeconomic policy for full and productive employment and decent work for all: An analysis of the Argentine experience

    21 December 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 109

  3. Diverging trends in unemployment in the United States and Europe: Evidence from Okun's law and the global financial crisis

    21 December 2011

    This paper presents estimates of Okun’s coefficients for a number of developed countries, and shows that there is considerable variation across countries, which captures the heterogeneity in the responsiveness of unemployment to the global financial crisis. The paper also looks at the relationship between these coefficients and labour market institutions.

  4. Working Paper No. 101 - Inequality in Crisis and Recovery: Revealing the Divides The case of Brazil

    15 December 2011

  5. Macroeconomics of growth and employment: The case of Turkey

    15 December 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 108

  6. Towards an ILO approach to climate change adaptation

    06 December 2011

    This working paper is the joint effort of the Employment Intensive Investment Programme and the Green Jobs Programme. It explores the implications of climate change, its impacts on the world of work and the need for the work of the International Labour Office to adapt to it. It takes stock of the on-going work and identifies the needs for further development.

  7. Macroeconomic policy for full and productive and decent employment for all: The case of Nigeria

    02 December 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 107

  8. Social dialogue during the financial and economic crisis. Results from the ILO/World Bank Inventory using a Boolean analysis on 44 countries

    14 November 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 102

  9. Rights at work in times of crisis: Trends at the country level in terms of compliance with international labour standards

    14 November 2011

    Seeks to identify trends in rights at work during the global financial and economic crisis that began in 2008, in terms of international labour standards.