Working papers


  1. The regulation of non-standard forms of employment in China, Japan and The Republic of Korea

    14 October 2015

  2. The regulation of non-standard forms of employment in India, Indonesia and Viet Nam

    14 October 2015

  3. Non-standard work and workers: Organizational implications

    14 October 2015

  4. Long-term care (LTC) protection for older persons: A review of coverage deficits in 46 countries

    24 September 2015

    Due to the global demographic ageing, all countries are challenged by growing longterm care (LTC) needs for older persons. However, these needs are largely ignored and range very low on the policy agendas of most countries. This paper has developed global estimates on LTC protection of persons aged 65 and over.

  5. Employment in a time of high growth in India

    21 September 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 180

  6. The Long Journey Home: The Contested Exclusion and Inclusion of Domestic Workers from Federal Wage and Hour Protections in the United States

    27 August 2015

  7. The Youth Guarantee programme in Europe: Features, implementation and challenges

    19 August 2015

  8. Brazil: Case study on working time organization and its effects in the health services sector

    31 July 2015

    Working time is a critical aspect of health services. Reconciling workers' needs with organizational requirements remains a challenge. This working paper explores the complex issues around working time organization and their effects in the health services sector in Brazil.

  9. Vocational teachers and trainers in a changing world: the imperative of high-quality teacher training systems

    16 July 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 177

  10. Regulating labour recruitment to prevent human trafficking and to foster fair migration: Models, challenges and opportunities

    24 June 2015

    This working paper presents the role of international labour standards in regulating recruitment and provides a preliminary overview of national laws, policies, regulations and enforcement mechanism which aim to prevent fraudulent recruitment practices and protect workers from unscrupulous labour recruiters.