Global multidisciplinary journal of employment and social issues
Recent research on labour and social policies from trade union researchers and academics around the world
International journal on social security/social protection issues
In its report on the “Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013”, the ILO examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends.
Five years after the outbreak of the global financial crisis, the Global Employment Trends 2013 offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment. It also presents policy considerations in light of the new challenges facing policy makers in the coming year.
Global Wage Report 2012-13
The Global Wage Report 2012/13 looks at differences in wages around the globe and how they have been influenced by the economic crisis. It includes global and regional wage trends and statistics, as well as policy recommendations.
This paper decomposes the employment effects of a country’s trade into five components, specifically the labour content (1) in exports, (2) in imports, (3) in the import content of exports, (4) in the export content of imports, and (5) in intermediates contained in imports from a third country using the factor-content and input-output methods.
The study provides the latest trends on the employment situation in EU countries and examines the labour market reforms adopted by various governments.
The purpose of the present document is to describe in detail the revised methodology used to generate the 2012 ILO global estimate of forced labour, covering the period from 2002 to 2011, and the main results obtained.
The new study examines the performance of different countries since the start of the global crisis through the prism of the quantity and quality of jobs.