Publications

July 2016

  1. Perspectives of enterprises and students on the future work

    01 July 2016

    This report summarizes key findings from extensive enterprise and student surveys and stakeholder interviews carried out in ten Asian countries to probe on the impact of technology as well as understand new work cultures and working modalities over a ten year horizon until 2025.

  2. The future of jobs at risk of automation

    01 July 2016

    This report seeks to understand the implication of computerized technology for five Asian economies - Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam - by assessing types of occupations that have a high probability of being automated.

  3. How technology is changing jobs and enterprises - Full report

    01 July 2016

    This report underlines the challenge before policy makers, enterprises, workers and those that represent them, in navigating the transformative technological changes in Asian labour markets in a way that is socially and economically sustainable.

March 2016

  1. Managing labour mobility: Opportunities and challenges for employers in the ASEAN region

    28 March 2016

    This publication series documents and consolidates the outputs of the regional meetings to better inform employers’ activities, and summarizes the position of employers’ on the priority issues on labour migration in the ASEAN region. It gives the context of these priority areas as well as the policy position papers agreed upon as a result of the regional workshops.

January 2016

  1. Women in Business and Management: gaining momentum in the Middle East and North Africa

    27 January 2016

    Women in the MENA region have been progressing in the economy, following similar global trends, and have been positioning themselves at more prominent business and management levels. Still their full potential remains underutilized, resulting in significant missed opportunities for economic development in the region.

  2. Preventing forced labour in textile and garment supply chains in Viet Nam

    01 January 2016

    This guide for employers is intended to assist members of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and other textile and garment businesses in Viet Nam to assess, identify and mitigate risks of forced labour in their company operations and supply chains.

December 2015

  1. Social protection in ASEAN: Employer perspectives and recommendations

    12 December 2015

  2. A four-country review of labour law reform processes and accompanying social and policy dialogue

    12 December 2015

  3. Managing labour mobility: Opportunities and challenges for employers in the ASEAN region

    12 December 2015

  4. Social Protection in ASEAN: Employer Perspectives and Recommendations

    01 December 2015

    This paper analyzes the social protection system from the perspective of employers in the four ASEAN countries of Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. It provides an overview of social protection policies relevant to employers, their views on these policies, and overall recommendations for strengthening social protection systems in their respective countries and across the ASEAN region as a whole.