1. The global recession and developing countries

    23 December 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 40

  2. Offshoring and employment in the developing world: Business process outsourcing in the Philippines

    20 November 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 41

  3. A survey of the Great Depression as recorded in the International Labour Review, 1931-1939

    15 October 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 42

  4. KILM 6th Edition, Chapter 1c, MDG Employment Indicators: Country examples

    06 September 2009

    Chapter 1c looks at the latest available data for Botswana, Pakistan and Ukraine, countries of diverging economic and social contexts, with the aim of demonstrating how the MDG employment indicators can be used as a starting point for a fuller labour market analysis based on a broader set of indicators.

  5. The well-being of labour in contemporary Indian economy : what’s active labour market policy got to do with it?

    04 September 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 39

  6. Labour market policies in times of crisis

    30 August 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 35

  7. Guide to the new Millennium Development Goals Employment indicators : including the full decent work indicator set

    10 July 2009

  8. Rising food prices and their implications for employment, decent work and poverty reduction

    23 June 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 30

  9. Global Employment Trends, Update May 2009

    28 May 2009

    An update of the annual ILO Global Employment Trends series, available since 2003

  10. Labour market information and analysis for skills development

    30 March 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 27

  11. Global Employment Trends for Women, March 2009

    05 March 2009

    ILO's fourth edition of the Global Employment Trends for Women

  12. Global Employment Trends Report 2009

    28 January 2009

    The global financial crisis has triggered a serious slowdown in world economic growth including recession in the largest industrialized countries. Enterprises have stopped hiring and many are laying off workers in considerable numbers. This report examines what we know already about the impact of the crisis on jobs and what we could expect from several possible scenarios of the way it might evolve in the year ahead.


  1. Global Employment Trends for Youth, October 2008

    01 October 2008

    ILO's third edition of the Global Employment Trends for Youth

  2. The employment effects of North-South trade and technological change

    01 June 2008

    Employment Working Paper No. 22

  3. Is Asia adopting flexicurity? : A survey of employment policies in six countries

    01 May 2008

    Economic and Labour Market Paper 2008/4

  4. The global employment challenge

    01 May 2008

    This volume offers an in-depth analysis of the state of employment in the world today, providing a detailed and comprehensive picture of the serious challenges faced by today's policy-makers...

  5. Active labour market policies around the world. Coping with the consequences of globalization. (Second edition)

    30 April 2008

    This revised and updated edition provides an authoritative account of how active labour market policies (ALMPs) can help make globalization work better in the interest of workers around the world.

  6. Economic Growth, Employment and Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa

    01 April 2008

    Employment Working Paper No. 19

  7. From corporate-centred security to flexicurity in Japan

    15 March 2008

    Employment Working Paper No. 17

  8. Are there optimal global configurations of labour market flexibility and security? : Tackling the "flexicurity" oxymoron

    25 February 2008

    Employment Working Paper No. 15