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2013

  1. International perspectives on women and work in hotels, catering and tourism

    01 April 2013

    This working paper highlights structural and cultural issues that often determine the roles that women play within the HCT workforce and the strategies which can make a difference to their status and opportunities within the sector.

  2. A policy mix for gender equality: Lessons from high-income countries

    08 March 2013

    Over the past 15 years, important gains have been made in gender equality. Gender gaps in educational attainment have shrunk substantially. In fact, in many high-income countries, young women’s educational attainment now exceeds that of young men. At the same time, most countries have seen a significant increase in female employment rates – a trend which slowed only with the recent financial crisis.

  3. How not to count the employed in developing countries

    29 January 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 136

  4. The health of workers in selected sectors of the urban economy: Challenges and perspectives

    01 January 2013

    This paper aimed at analysing and systematizing the health challenges faced by the poorest strata of urban workers and to discuss solutions.

2012

  1. Employment implications of the "Five - Hubs Strategy" of Sri Lanka

    19 November 2012

    Employment Working Paper No. 116

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