Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 79
01 August 2016
Our impact, their voice
24 June 2016
Timor-Leste’s long journey to independence eroded large segments of the economy and infrastructure. Despite recent and rapid oil-fuelled growth, poverty has remained acute with half the population living on less than a dollar a day.
Working out of poverty
02 May 2016
Breaking the cycle of poverty can be done through the development of disadvantaged areas and creating opportunities for the local population. In Tunisia, the ILO has launched a series of projects in these areas using a participative approach that includes beneficiaries in their implementation. Young people are central to this process, as the school to work transition determines an adult’s chances to escape poverty.
Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 72
31 March 2016
01 March 2016
Project: GLO/14/67/SID - Evaluation Consultant: Julian Walker
01 March 2016
The ILO approach to Women’s Entrepreneurship Development - Sustainable Enterprises
The gender and motherhood wage gap in The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: An econometric analysis
02 February 2016
The results of this study suggest that while women are paid about 18-19 per cent of a men’s wages in The former Yugoslav Republic in Macedonia, surprisingly, mothers with a small child aged up to 6 years were paid equally to non-mothers (or mothers with older children) in 2011, and earned 6 per cent more than women without small children in 2014.
Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 62
14 January 2016
ILO Research paper No. 12
01 December 2015
This paper develops a framework to study the impacts of labour market institutions in the context of a DSGE model. The paper reveals that between 1970 and 2003, changes in labour market institutions had only a limited impact on the volatility of output, inflation and unemployment.
30 November 2015
GED Working Paper No. 5/2015 The paper seeks to contribute to a better understanding of developments regarding labour market participation and remuneration in the domestic work sector in comparison with other sectors. It looks at the basic characteristics of female domestic workers, gaps in minimum wage coverage, compliance, and the extent of minimum wage violations. Presenting empirical evidence on labour market inequality along gender lines, the paper discusses the role of minimum wages for reducing gender disparity, questions of regulatory design and enforcement issues.