The importance of informal finance in promoting decent work among informal operators: A comparative study of Uganda and India
07 July 2016
Social Finance Working Paper. 66
04 July 2016
This paper uses firm level data to shed light on the relationship between finance and economic growth.
Technical Report: ILO workshop on labour administration reforms and innovations: efficiency and outreach
01 July 2016
This report summarises the main findings and evaluations from the workshop ‘Labour Administration Reforms and Innovations: Efficiency and Outreach’ held in Prague between the 8th and the 10th of December, 2015. The workshop was designed to develop synergies between academia, labour practitioners and ILO specialists in order to enhance the ILO knowledge base. In addition, the workshop sought to explore practical tools that could be used in technical cooperation activities in the field of labour administration.
23 June 2016
An analysis on the impact of recessions and booms on firm performance looking at 70,000 firms in over 100 countries between 1986 and 2014
21 June 2016
01 June 2016
The principal objective of this publication is to provide an overview and analysis of the current situation regarding the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in labour administrations worldwide, in order to help policymakers and practitioners who seek to respond to the demands of the current technological environment and harness its potential. This paper is the first initiative of the ILO to focus broadly on this topic.
31 May 2016
Protecting people and the environment. Lessons learnt from Brazil's Bolsa Verde, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, South Africa and 56 other experiences
05 May 2016
This working paper provides an overview of 56 Payments for Environmental Services (PES) experiences in 19 countries from the global south that combine social protection and environmental objectives within one programme.
Interregional knowledge sharing forum on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia
03 May 2016
This is a discussion paper for the interregional knowledge sharing forum on Good practices and lessons learned on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia. The forum aims to promote: (i) the sharing of good practices and innovations for protecting domestic workers; (ii) priority-setting and consensus-building between countries of origin on issues related to the protection of migrant domestic workers; and, (iii) priority-setting and consensus-building between countries of origin and countries of destination.
01 May 2016