The basic references for the work of the Employment Analysis Research Unit include the Employment Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122). The unit’s work also contributes to the Global Employment Agenda's goal of putting productive employment in the centre of development and poverty reduction policies, both theoretically and empirically.
ILO-World Bank Joint Synthesis Report: Inventory of Policy Responses to the Financial and Economic Crisis
07 June 2012
The ILO and the World Bank (WB) have joined forces over the past two years to expand the questionnaire and the range of countries included in the inventory to low-and middle-income countries. This has resulted in a data base of an Inventory of Policy Responses to the Financial and Economic Crisis, and a joint ILO-WB synthesis report containing early policy insights that can be drawn from this unique database to help policymakers identify effective approaches to maintain and promote employment during times of crisis.
06 January 2011
The Great Recession was one of the most traumatic global events of the first decade of the twenty-first century. This book showcases research undertaken by leading experts on the macroeconomic and labour market dimensions of the financial crisis of 2007-2009. It provides a global overview, interpreting the causes, consequences and policy responses to the Great Recession from the perspective of both developing and developed countries.
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...
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.
21 February 2008
Though labour market regulations have been blamed for the poor economic performance of many developing countries, the evidence on which this argument rests is weak. Rather than constraining economic development, labour market institutions, including the laws that regulate the labour market, are important for both economic growth as well as the well-being of the workforce. Through a survey of different labour market institutions in developing countries, this volume reaffirms the importance of labour market institutions in this era of globalization.
25 January 2007
This book argues, with case studies contributed by outstanding national experts, that the flexicurity approach is the most relevant for Central and Eastern European countries and suggests appropriate reforms of economic policy, institutional framework of the labour market, labour market policy and education and social policies in this region.
13 June 2006
10 November 2003
Examines the interaction between labour market flexibility, employment security and labour market policies in the Central and Eastern European transition countries and provides comparison with labour market behaviour in OECD countries.
20 February 2003
Comprises six papers which provide a comparative analysis of trends in employment security and stability in 16 OECD countries and individual country reports for Denmark, France, Japan and the USA. Covers the period 1990-2000.