Working papers

2014

  1. The use of working time-related crisis response measures during the Great Recession

    25 February 2014

  2. Labour markets and the recruitment industry: trends, challenges and opportunities

    30 January 2014

    This paper reviews trends in global labour markets and their implications for the international recruitment industry.

  3. Review of country specific regulatory and policy framework related to international recruitment industry and identifying best policy options and mechanisms to ensure exemplary behavior of recruitment agencies - a desk review

    30 January 2014

    Outflow of people across international boundaries of States seeking foreign employment has increasingly become a global phenomenon as a viable source of potentially beneficial and important socio economic character for most of the labour sending and receiving countries.

2013

  1. Cash transfer programmes, poverty reduction and empowerment of women: A comparative analysis

    23 December 2013

    This comparative analysis aims to help the ILO generate new thinking on ways to improve the impact of cash transfer programmes on women's poverty alleviation and economic empowerment. Key findings relate to selected cash transfer programmes from five countries: Brazil, Chile, India, Mexico and South Africa.

  2. Living and working conditions in inland navigation in Europe

    20 December 2013

    This study explores various aspects of the inland navigation in the European region, addressing all the essential aspects in relation to the working and living conditions of the crews, including relevant laws and regulations, occupational safety and health, social security and enforcement, etc.

  3. Promoting the employment of women in the transport sector - obstacles and policy options

    20 December 2013

    This study focuses on the working conditions and the HR policies of transport companies designed to mainstream gender, the opportunities for success and advancement, and the barriers faced by women who work in the transport sector.

  4. Employment growth and segmentation in Peru, 2001–2011: Country case study on labour market segmentation

    12 December 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 151

  5. Dual dimensions of non-regular work and SMEs in the Republic of Korea: Country case study on labour market segmentation

    12 December 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 148

  6. Role of labour regulation and reforms in India: Country case study on labour market segmentationsegmentation

    12 December 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 147

  7. The formal and informal sectors in Colombia: Country case study on labour market segmentation

    12 December 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 146