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Research Department Working Paper n°24
13 March 2018
This paper presents the results of a comparative analysis of five leading global agro-food certification schemes that cover labour rights and protection, including for small farmers, as an integral part of their certification scope.
Research Department Working Paper n°23
07 November 2017
This paper uses data on foreign-owned and domestic firms in Sub-Saharan Africa and studies the differences in the quantity and quality of jobs that they offer, taking into account different characteristics of foreign-owned firms and analysing the role of country-level institutional factors.
Research Department Working Paper n°22
Uneven practices in voluntary labour commitments: An exploration of major listed companies through the VigeoEiris database
06 November 2017
Over recent decades, the emergence of new forms of private governance has been one of the most important features in global labour governance. At the moment, our understanding of private governance is however still fragmented and little is known about the degree to which major companies worldwide support these mechanisms. The aim of this paper is to provide a preliminary overview of voluntary labour commitments undertaken by major listed companies worldwide.
Research Department Working Paper n°20
26 September 2017
This paper presents a systematic collection and assessment of impact evaluations of active labour market programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean
Research Department Working Paper n°21
31 August 2017
This article examines empirical evidence on the effectiveness of past youth guarantee experiences, as well as the few existing evaluations of the European Youth Guarantee, to identify the factors that are key to their success.
Research Department Working Paper n°19
20 June 2017
This paper investigates empirically the (composition) effects of tax-based consolidations on income inequality, output and labour market conditions.
Research Department Working Paper n°18
01 June 2017
This paper studies the relation between firms’ export and import status, and the quantity and types of employment they offer, using firm-level data from 47 African countries in 2006-14.
Research Department Working Paper n°17
09 May 2017
This paper estimates the impact of inequality on growth, focusing on non-linearity and using top income share data that provides us with yearly observations over a long time period.
Research Department Working Paper n°16
10 January 2017
This paper investigates the evolutions of the supply chain in ICT manufacturing sector since 2000 and discusses the impact of these evolutions in terms of distribution of the value added across firms and across countries.
Research Department Working Paper n°13
02 November 2016
This paper explains the dynamics of job destruction and job creation in the context of technological change.