Books and Reports

2014

  1. Transforming Economies: Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development - Chapter 3

    05 May 2014

    The role of industrial and exchange rate policies in promoting structural change, productivity and employment

  2. Transforming Economies: Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development - Chapter 2

    05 May 2014

    Making industrial policy work for development

  3. Transforming Economies: Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development - Chapter 1

    05 May 2014

    Latin American structuralism and production development strategies

  4. Transforming Economies: Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development - Introduction

    05 May 2014

    Industrial policy, productive transformation and jobs: Theory, history and practice

2013

  1. Kenya: Making quality employment the driver of development

    02 December 2013

    The report analyses how the growing disconnect between growth and job creation in Kenya is having detrimental consequences on living standards and working conditions, especially for youth. It discusses how a comprehensive approach that integrates employment goals with strategic growth plans can contribute to a more stable and equitable growth pattern.

  2. The Social Dimensions of Free Trade Agreements

    06 November 2013

    The report provides a comprehensive review of all existing trade agreements that include social provisions and discusses impacts for enterprises and workers.It also helps assess the challenges for arising from the multiplication of trade agreements that include different social provisions.

2012

  1. EuroZone job crisis: trends and policy responses

    11 July 2012

    The study provides the latest trends on the employment situation in EU countries and examines the labour market reforms adopted by various governments.

  2. Working towards Sustainable Development: Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy

    12 June 2012

    This joint ILO/UNEP study shows that, if accompanied by the right policy mix, a green economy can also create more and better jobs, lift people out of poverty and promote social inclusion. It also demonstrates that employment and social inclusion must be an integral part of any sustainable development strategy.

  3. World of Work Report 2012 "Better Jobs for a Better Economy"

    26 April 2012

    The new study examines the performance of different countries since the start of the global crisis through the prism of the quantity and quality of jobs.

2011

  1. Towards a Greener Economy: The Social Dimensions

    16 November 2011

    The European Commission and the International Labour Organization have combined efforts in reaction to the deep crisis that hit the global economy in 2008. The aim of this joint project is to examine policies that will lead not only to a quicker recovery but also to a more sustainable, environmentally friendly and equitable global economy. "Towards a Greener Economy: The Social Dimensions" aims to promote a clearer understanding of the nature of the green economy and its implications for labour markets, especially the reallocation of jobs from high- to low-polluting sectors.