Research publications

  1. Workfare programmes and their impact on the labour market: Effectiveness of Construyendo Perú

    27 April 2016

  2. Effectiveness of active labour market tools in Conditional Cash Transfers programmes: Evidence for Argentina

    06 April 2016

  3. Do Public Employment Services improve employment outcomes? Evidence from Colombia

    11 March 2016

  4. A review of the effectiveness of Active Labour Market Programmes with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean

    11 March 2016

  5. Global value chains and social audit - Summary of a study undertaken by the ILO France Office

    17 February 2016

    There is more to globalization than commercial transactions expanding to become global: production and the division of labour have also been internationalized. Workers from countries of the South now make many of the products sold by Western firms to Western consumers. This configuration of “global value chains” once again raises the question that was central to the original recognition of the employment relationship: the asymmetry between workers and those who hold capital, and the attendant responsibility that the latter owe to the former. It is in this context that two closely related movements have developed in recent decades: first, the rise of anti-sweatshop militants (the term “sweatshop” being used to evoke production facilities that do not respect fundamental workers’ rights); and second, the introduction of so-called “CSR” policies (referring to the notion of corporate social responsibility) by enterprises, particularly multinationals.

  6. Inventory of labour market policy measures in the EU 2008–13: The crisis and beyond

    14 December 2015

    "The “Inventory of labour market policy measures in the EU 2008-13: The crisis and beyond” report studies the way in which the labour market policies of Member States of the European Union evolved after the financial crisis of 2007/08, and the extent to which those policies were successful in mitigating the negative impact the crisis had on their labour markets.

  7. Domestic work, wages, and gender equality: Lessons from developing countries

    25 November 2015

  8. Ageing and labour market implications for Lithuania

    11 November 2015

  9. Labour market reforms since the crisis: Drivers and consequences

    14 October 2015

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

    19 August 2015