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World of Work report 2013
In the majority of advanced economies, the size of the middle-income group has been shrinking in the last decades, see Chapter 2, World of Work Report 2013.
This trend has been partly attributed to job polarization, but also public policy and institutional factors have been found to play an important role.
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World of Work Report 2013
Worldwide investment has shifted from advanced economies to emerging economies over the last decade with an accelerating divergence since the economic crisis.
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Inequalities and crisis recovery
The global crisis which erupted after the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 has led to significant debate regarding the importance of adequate financial regulation.
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Discussion paper 213
This paper discusses the macroeconomic effects of a change in the labour share based on the IILS 'Global Economic Linkages' (GEL) model.
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World of Work
The report assesses the state of the global job crisis.
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EuroZone Crisis
Labour market reforms in Eurozone countries have principally gone in the direction of either a decentralization of collective bargaining or a loosening of employment regulation.
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Study on growth with Equity
Youth unemployment rates in Tunisia are among the highest in the world – and a longstanding issue in the MENA region as a whole.
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6 Steps to a job-friendly recovery

  1. Interview with International Institute for Labour Studies Director Raymond Torres

Events and Meetings

  1. Workers rights in a globalising world: The role of labour provisions in free trade agreements

    23 April 2014, Rotman School of Management, Room LL1065, University of Toronto, 95 St George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3E6

  2. ILO International Conference: "The social Dimensions of Free Trade Agreements"

    7 November 2013, Hotel BLOOM, rue Royale 250, Brussels, Belgium

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