ILO Working paper 14
21 October 2020
Global estimates and strategies for developing countries in light of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
ILO Working paper 13
The labour market impact of international trade: Methodological approaches for macro- and meso-level assessments
20 October 2020
The paper presents an analysis of methodological approaches commonly used for the empirical assessment of international trade on labour market outcomes at the macro and meso level. It explains how mixed-methods and the use of a broader set of indicators could improve the analysis of qualitative aspects of the labour market related to working conditions.
ILO Working paper 12
20 October 2020
This paper surveys the literature on the impact of international trade on firms and workers. It also discusses the challenges for future research and the need for developing new statistical indicators that better reflect the dimensions of decent work.
ILO Working Paper 11
13 October 2020
This paper explores the implications of the digital labour platforms for labour regulation in China and the potential applicability of existing laws and regulations to platform work.
ILO Working Paper 9
Applying labour law to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises: A comparative study of 16 countries
07 October 2020
This study considers the ways in which different countries regulate labour rights for MSME workers, its main purpose being to improve understanding of current trends and developments in this area. The 16 countries covered by the study are Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Germany, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, the Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Turkey and the United Republic of Tanzania.
ILO Working paper 7
05 August 2020
Relying on the data provided by an ESG rating agency, this paper aims at bringing more understanding on the diversity of firms’ behaviours in terms of labour related CSR and filling a gap on the potential role of labour market institutions, including workers’ collective rights, to contribute to an effective CSR policy.
ILO Working paper 6
03 July 2020
This paper is aimed at offering an overview of the bibliographical discussion on Labour Courts in Europe and Latin America, stating what specific topics academics have shown interest in.
ILO Working paper 5
08 June 2020
This paper examines the projected labour force participation trends of older workers to 2030 and discusses the future of economic dependency for developing, emerging and developed countries.
ILO Working Paper 4
19 May 2020
This paper offers a legal and an economic analysis of collective dismissals procedures.
ILO Working paper 3
27 April 2020
The article analyses the evolution of automotive manufacturing technologies and organisations and assesses the impact of “fourth industrial revolution” concepts and policies (in Germany, US and China) in particular for employment and work.