02 June 2010
Employment Working Paper No. 51
01 June 2010
This paper simulates the impact of extending the coverage of minimum wages on poverty, inequality and gender pay gap in India. The analysis shows that if all wage-earners were covered by minimum wages at the existing levels, then a large proportion of low-paid wage earners could be directly affected.
28 May 2010
Employment Working Paper No. 57
17 May 2010
Employment Working Paper No. 53
20 April 2010
This report presents the findings of an analysis of remittances to Senegal as it pertains to its size, marketplace, and link to finances as factors associated to development. The study is based on the analysis field work research and interviews, primary data collection, and survey analysis among recipient and senders.
19 April 2010
In this paper on Labour Migration in South Asia: A Review Of Issues, Policies and Practices, Mr. Piyasiri Wickramasekara, former Senior Migration Specialist, International Migration Programme of the ILO, reviews migration policy frameworks in South Asia and their implications for governance of migration, protection of migrant workers and maximizing development benefits of migration.
16 April 2010
In this paper on International migration and employment in the post-reforms economy of Sri Lanka, Mr. Piyasiri Wickramasekara, Senior Migration Specialist, International Migration Programme of the ILO, reviews the impact of market oriented economic reforms in Sri Lanka since 1977 on international migration with particular focus on its linkages with local employment and labour markets.
07 April 2010
Employment Working Paper No. 26
05 April 2010
The ‘Extending social security coverage to African migrant workers and their families project’ (MIGSEC) aims to improve national and regional strategies for the extension of social security coverage to migrant workers and their families through social security agreements, and to strengthen sub-regional mechanisms to effectively prepare or reinforce the compliance with regional social security conventions to accompany the various subregional integration processes in Africa. The MIGSEC project covers Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
24 March 2010
Employment Working Paper No. 49