Publications

2003

  1. Statistics in the ILO: Roles and responsibilities

    01 January 2003

2002

  1. An International Comparison of Unpaid Overtime Work Among Industrialized Countries

    01 September 2002

    The purpose of this paper is, firstly, to estimate the length of unpaid overtime work in Japan and the United States where direct data on the subject are not available , secondly, to compare these findings with other industrialized countries, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, and Canada, where the data are available, and lastly, to show the implications of the international comparison.

  2. Labour Accounts: A Step Forward to a Coherent and Timely Description of the Labour Market

    01 March 2002

    Provide an overview of the characteristic features of Labour Accounts and present the framework used for implementation in Denmark, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, and the possible policy implications for the future.

  3. Comparison of occupational mortality between the Nordic countries and Japan, with analysis by age group in Japan, using micro-data and the Statistical Pattern Analysis (SPA) method

    01 January 2002

  4. On measuring place of work

    01 January 2002

    The report examine why and how the issue of "place of work" was raised, discussed and tackled in various statistical fora. Then, in a second section, several countries’ experiences reviewed for this project are analysed. Third section tries to elaborate a conceptual framework for statistics on “place of work” and their use.

2001

  1. Improving Labour Statistics in Ukraine Through the Integration of Employment and Unemployment Data From Different Sources

    01 October 2001

    This paper attempts to compare and reconcile employment and unemployment data collected from different sources in Ukraine. Also, an alternative procedure to balancing is proposed – integration of data from different sources.

  2. Economic characteristics in a population census

    01 June 2001

    The objective of this Working Paper is to discuss in detail what questions to ask on each of the nine economic topics included in the revised UN Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses.

  3. Coding occupation and industry in a population census

    01 June 2001

    This working paper covers issues which must be addressed when questions related to ‘occupation’ and ‘industry’ are to be included in a population census.

  4. The hours that we work: the data we need, the data we get

    01 January 2001

2000

  1. ILO labour force participation rates for 10-14 years old versus UNESCO school enrolment ratios

    01 June 2000

    The purpose of this article is to evaluate the ILO data in relation to the UNSECO data on school enrolment for 44 countries for the year 1990. An earlier evaluation based on Child Labour Surveys in 6 countries (Cambodia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Turkey) showed suprisingly that except for one country (Philippines) the ILO labour force participation rates for the age group 10-14 years tended to be higher than the corresponding rates obtained from specialised national child labour surveys.