Working Papers, vehicles for disseminating information on a range of topics related to the world of work and the evolution of social and labour policies and practices for a given sector, are regularly published and widely disseminated. Background reports and issues papers, which provide more in-depth analysis on specific issues, are also published for discussion at international tripartite meetings and global dialogue fora.

Publications

The Sectoral Policies Department is the ILO’s repository of knowledge on sector-specific labour and social issues. Research and studies conducted, in line with the ILO’s research policies, deal with emerging and priority issues of strong interest for ILO’s sectoral constituents.

2010

  1. Publication

    Sectoral coverage of the global economic crisis - Implications of the global financial and economic crisis on the Romanian textile and clothing sector

    01 June 2010

  2. Publication

    Jobs recovery sectoral coverage: A Global Overview of Employment Trends and Working Conditions by Economic Activity

    01 June 2010

  3. Publication

    Sectors at a Glance G20 Recovery from the Global Economic Downturn

    01 June 2010

    This at a glance fact sheet contains information on the impact of the global financial crisis up to the 4th Quarter of 2009 in relation to employment, hours of work and wages for key economic sectors in G20 countries.

  4. Publication

    Sectors at a Glance Coverage of the Global Economic Crisis

    01 March 2010

    This at a glance fact sheet contains information on the impact of the global financial crisis up to the 3rd Quarter of 2009 in relation to employment, hours of work and wages for key economic sectors. It also contains analysis of stimulus measures and social dialogue undertaken in response to the crisis in particular countries.

  5. Publication

    Upskilling out of the downturn Strategies for Sectoral Training

    01 February 2010

  6. Publication

    Labour oriented participation in municipalities: How decentralized social dialogue can benefit the urban economy and its sectors

    01 January 2010

    Working Paper 280

  7. Publication

    Sectoral coverage of the global economic crisis: Trends in employment and working conditions by economic activity - Statistical update, Third Quarter 2009

    01 January 2010

  8. Publication

    Sectoral coverage of the global economic crisis: Trends in employment and working conditions by economic activity - Statistical update, Fourth Quarter 2009

    01 January 2010

  9. Publication

    The Global Economic Crisis - Sectoral Coverage. Automotive Industry: Trends and reflections

    01 January 2010

    Working Paper 278

  10. Publication

    Working Conditions of Contract Workers in the Oil and Gas Industries

    01 January 2010

    Working paper 276