Publications

Just released

  1. Report

    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.

  2. Flagship Report

    World Employment and Social Outlook 2017: Sustainable enterprises and jobs – Formal enterprises and decent work

    09 October 2017

    This edition examines the issue of sustainable enterprises through an in-depth analysis of the characteristics of firms, their strategies and how they relate to enterprise performance and labour market outcomes.

Flagship reports

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook

    Trends 2017

    12 January 2017

    This edition takes stock of the current global labour market situation, assessing the most recent employment developments and forecasting unemployment levels in developed, emerging and developing countries.

  2. Global Wage Report 2016/17

    Wage inequality in the workplace

    15 December 2016

    This report analyses the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.

Editor's choice

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017

Authors Steven Tobin and Sheena Yoon present the new World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2017, explaining the employment gains and losses women have made in the past year as well as the barriers they face entering and staying in today’s labour market.