Books and Reports


  1. Merchants of labour

    24 January 2006

    This book covers a broad range of national and regional experiences and puts "merchants of labour" in the wider context of changing employment relationships in globalizing labour markets. It highlights best practices in the activities and regulation of these merchants of labour as well as innovative strategies to protect migrant workers, underlining the contribution of ILO standards.

  2. Competing for global talent

    24 January 2006

    This book includes general and theoretical papers on skilled migration and also papers on the country experiences of Australia, India, Japan, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, and the United States. It addresses the socio-economic and cultural challenges created by increased mobility in a world where globalizing and localizing forces are at work simultaneously.