14 August 2018
This paper attempts to quantify the impact of central bank communication on macroeconomic variables using an purpose-built index.
09 August 2018
EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 241
01 August 2018
26 July 2018
EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 242
19 July 2018
The aim of this paper is to analyse the regulation and practice of social dialogue in the public service at the European Union (EU) level and within a group of EU countries, with a focus on the forms of social dialogue other than collective bargaining and their evolution after the onset of the 2008 economic crisis.
10 July 2018
05 July 2018
This paper, authored by Alemayehu Geda, John Weeks and Herryman Moono, reviews an econometric model (ZAMMOD) currently being used by the Zambia Ministry of Finance for forecasting, policy analysis and budget preparation; identifies some limitations to the labour market block of ZAMMOD, and makes specific recommendations on how the block could be enhanced. The authors then introduce these recommendation into the model and run simulations examining the labour market impacts of the of austerity measures.
12 June 2018
In South Africa, collective bargaining operates at multiple levels. The main distinction to draw is between single-employer bargaining and multi-employer bargaining.
Mapping and measuring the effectiveness of labour-related disclosure requirements for global supply chains
11 June 2018
This study analyses the global rise of disclosure legislations as an approach to governing labour standards in global supply chains.
05 June 2018
Over the last several decades the economic prospects facing U.S. workers and households have changed in substantial ways. For most, it has been a change for the worse. This paper is intended to bring analytical clarity and focus to the issues that currently confront workers, households and policy makers in the spheres of employment and social protection.