Publications

2017

  1. MGNREGA, paid work and women’s empowerment

    12 December 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 230

  2. Gender in employment policies and programmes: What works for women?

    11 December 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 235

  3. Partnerships and contractors in the delivery of employment services and ALMPs: a literature review

    11 December 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 226

  4. Good practices in using partnerships for the delivery of employment services in Colombia

    11 December 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 225

  5. Gender dimensions of employment trends and future of work: Where would women work next?

    07 December 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 222

  6. Interventions to Improve the Labour Market Outcomes of Youth: A Systematic Review of Training, Entrepreneurship Promotion, Employment Services and Subsidized Employment Interventions

    01 December 2017

    This systematic review investigates the impact of training and skills development, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services, and subsidised employment interventions on the labour market outcomes of young women and men. The systematic review and meta-analysis is based on evidence from 113 counterfactual-based impact evaluations of 107 active labour market programmes in 31 low-, middle- and high-income countries.

  7. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017: Paths to a better working future

    20 November 2017

    This report sets out the youth labour market situation around the world and shows where progress has or has not been made.

  8. Promoting youth employment and empowerment of young women in Jordan: An assessment of active labour market policies

    17 November 2017

    The ILO Taqeem “Impact Report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported employment assessment and impact evaluations. The goal is to improve the evidence base for “what works” in the effective design and implementation of integrated employment policy responses for youth and women’s employment. Taqeem is a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of an IFAD-financed project titled “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”.

  9. Towards Policies Tackling the Current Youth Employment Challenges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    02 November 2017

  10. Toolkit for Conducting Voluntary Peer Reviews on Youth Employment Policies

    02 November 2017

    This Toolkit aims at supporting government representatives and key stakeholders involved in the design, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of youth employment policies and labour market programmes targeting youth. At the national/regional/local level: decision makers from ministries and implementing agencies; civil servants and analysts of ministries, practitioners involved in the implementation of active labour market programmes (ALMPs); education and training institutions; social partners (employers’ and workers’organizations); youth organizations; and the academic and research community.

  11. Methodology for Conducting Youth Labour Market Analysis

    02 November 2017

    This publication provides advice to the countries on how to analyse available information about the labour market and draw policy conclusions and recommendations.

  12. Decent Jobs for Youth - the global initiative for action

    01 November 2017

    The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is the first-ever, comprehensive United Nations system-wide effort for the promotion of youth employment worldwide. It brings together the vast global resources and convening power of the UN and other global key partners to maximize the effectiveness of youth employment investments and assist Member States in delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  13. Labour market institutions and youth labour markets: Minimum wages and youth employment revisited

    21 September 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 223

  14. Case studies on youth employment in fragile situations

    20 September 2017

    Under the aegis of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, this joint report by ILO, UNDP and UNHCR presents examples of good practices from around the world, showcasing innovative approaches to youth employment that help to build peace and resilience in fragile and conflict affected situations.

  15. Studies on employment and extractive industry-dominated African countries

    18 September 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 221

  16. Rethinking fiscal policy: Lessons from the European Monetary Union (EMU)

    18 September 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 219

  17. IMPACT BRIEF: Empowering Young Women through Business and Vocational Training: Evidence from Rural Upper Egypt

    01 September 2017

    The Taqeem Impact Brief Series documents how organizations measure outcomes of their employment programmes, the tools that are applied and the findings and recommendations that emerge to assist them in improving impacts and programme design.

  18. IMPACT REPORT: Empowering Young Women through Business and Vocational Training: Evidence from a Field Intervention in Rural Egypt

    01 September 2017

    The ILO Taqeem “Impact Report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. The studies use experimental and quasi-experimental approaches to estimate employment outcomes of active labour market policies and programmes. The goal is to improve the evidence base for “what works” in the effective design and implementation of integrated employment policy responses for youth and women’s employment. Taqeem is a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of an IFAD-financed project titled “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”.

  19. Taqeem - Evidence to improve youth and women's employment in the Middle East and North Africa

    17 July 2017

    TAQEEM (meaning “evaluation” in Arabic) is a technical support programme of the International Labour Organization and IFAD whose aim is to increase effectiveness of youth and women employment interventions in the Middle East and North Africa.

  20. The impact of skills training on the financial behaviour, employability and educational choices of rural young people: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Morocco

    14 July 2017

    The “Impact report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative studies which describe the impact estimates of evaluations of youth employment interventions based on experimental and quasi-experimental designs.