Working papers

2015

  1. The Situation of Non-regular Public Employees in Local Government in Japan: focus on Gender

    19 December 2015

    Non-regular public employees in the local governments are increasing rapidly in Japan. According to statistics from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIAC) (2012b), there were 603,582 non-regular public employees as of April 1, 2012, compared to 455,840 from their 2005 survey or an increase of 147,742 (32%) over seven years. Out of that more recent figure, 448,742 (74.2%) were women.

  2. Non-standard working in public services in Germany and the United Kingdom

    19 December 2015

    This paper is focused on those employed in the central civil service and those employed in local and regional government in Germany and the UK.

  3. Non-standard Employment in Government: An Overview from Canada and Brazil

    19 December 2015

    This report reviews the status and the implications of non-standard employment in the government in two countries: Canada and Brazil. Recent research and policy discussions have been focused on the growth of non-standard employment in the private sector in many countries.

  4. Structural change, employment and education in Ghana

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 193

  5. Women business training programme in Kenya: Impact of incentives

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 191

  6. Access to Finance and Enterprise growth: Evidence from an experiment in Uganda

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 190

  7. Differences in the effects of vocational training on men and women: Constraints on women and drop-out behaviour

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 189

  8. Enhancing women’s entrepreneurship in Kenya: Initial qualitative assessment of the ILO’s GET Ahead business training programme

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 188

  9. Women’s economic empowerment in action: Evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 187

  10. Realising the Right to Social Security and the Right to Food. The contribution of national social protection floors towards food security and the realisation of the right to adequate food for all

    30 November 2015

    This paper identifies conceptual synergies and dissonances between food security and income security.