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Research Department Working Paper n°40
24 December 2018
The aim of this paper is to contribute to an understanding of the decisions of the near old and older Chinese to work, and how work characteristics vary across genders, localities, and within overall income and security situations as ageing advances.
Research Department Working Paper n°38
14 December 2018
This paper address the question of why forms and practices of corporate social responsibility (CSR) differ greatly between firms.
Research Department Working Paper n°37
13 December 2018
We investigate the macroeconomic impact of public expenditure in active and passive labour market policies on main employment indicators (i.e. unemployment, employment and labour force participation) for a panel database of 121 countries.
Research Department Working Paper n°36
27 October 2018
In this paper we shed light on the role of robots in emerging economies and analyze the impact of automation on the global organization of production.
Research Department Working Paper n°35
Does conservation agriculture change labour requirements? Evidence of sustainable intensification in Sub-Saharan Africa
26 October 2018
This paper studies the effects of conservation agriculture on labour input requirements as it is implemented in five Sub-Saharan African countries.
Research Department Working Paper n°34
30 September 2018
Research Department Working Paper n°33
14 August 2018
This paper attempts to quantify the impact of central bank communication on macroeconomic variables using an purpose-built index.
Research Department Working Paper n°32
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.
Research Department Working Paper n°31
Spotlight on sexual violence and harassment in commercial agriculture: Lower and middle income countries
28 May 2018
Sexual violence and harassment among commercial agricultural workers is widespread, perhaps even pervasive, throughout the world. This paper summarizes information from a synthesis of research conducted on sexual violence and harassment in four commercial agriculture contexts; one in Africa, one in Asia, and two in Latin America.
Research Department Working Paper n°30
27 May 2018
We present cross-country evidence on the impact of remittances on labor market outcomes. Remittances appear to have a strong impact on both labor supply and labor demand in recipient countries.